Steeple Road, Latchingdon, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Latchingdon and Snoreham >> White's Directory 1848
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1848 directory is the 1851 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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.
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Those marked * are in Snoreham parish
Frederick George Cowling, wheelwright
John Ellis, saddler, etc.
Mrs. Sarah George, Deadman's Bridge
Thomas Harris, blacksmith
Thomas Hitch, shoemaker, parish clerk
Francis Knock, superintendent of police
* Matts. Reynolds, assistant overseer, etc.
* Elizabeth Taylor, victualler, Red Lion
* John Taylor, coach builder
Rev. Charles Townsend, curate, rectory
Earn Barritt, Ramsdens
* Challis Carter, Snoreham Hall
Samuel Clift, Lawling Hall
Samuel Crush, Tiled Hall
* George Curtis
* William Gale
Joseph Green, Bridgemarsh and Inworth
John Hutley (and Rivenhall)
John Laver (executors of) and John Laver, jun.
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J.O. Parker, Uleham
Charles Horton Sheldrick
* William Wiffen
* Thomas Freeman
* James Upson
* John Gladwell
* George Hawkes
* Isaac Carter
* John Goff
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Latchingdon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Latchingdon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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