History of Lambourne and Abridge
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Lambourne >> Pigot's Directory 1839
Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, he nearest census date for this 1839 directory is the 1841 census.
Note: the directory lists the names in the following order: Surname, First Name. It also abbreviates names. These have been reversed and typed in full to assist research.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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Gentry and Clergy
Rev. Richard Gonpertz
William Thomas Harrison
Rev. Robert Suttcliffe
Academies and schools
Sarah Giles, Preparatory School
William Clark, Blue Boar
Charles Trapps, White Hart
Adlan and Son, tailors and drapers
Francis Brown, bookseller
Richard Bryant, boot maker
Robert Carter, parish clerk
James Cavill, wheelwright
Thomas Champness, auctioneer, builder and carpenter
William Hanchett, carrier
William Hedges, grocer and draper
Charles Higgs, carpenter and builder
Richard Jeffrey, baker and confectioner
John Jones, carpenter
John Mead, grocer, draper and colthier
Abraham Offin, malster
James Brill Oliver, corn dealer and retail brewer
Sarah Oliver, dress maker
Elizabeth Parker, milliner
John Skittlethorpe, plumber, painter and glazier
William Spurge, butcher
William Willson, saddler and harness maker
Thomas Young, smith and farrier
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Lambourne - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Lambourne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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