St Mary's Church, Layer Breton, built 1923© Copyright Robert Edwards contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Layer Breton >> White's Directory 1863
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 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.
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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Rev. William Blow, jun., M.A., Rectory
David Chamberlain, shoemaker
William Cole, tea dealer
John Coppen, shopkeeper
Edward Gripper, Esq., White House
Henry Hart, surgeon
William Hutley, blacksmith
Edward Holloway, shopkeeper and victualler, Hare and Hounds
Miss S. Rogers, school
Mrs. Lydia Kempion, shopkeeper
Miss M. Stevenson, schoolmistress
Rev. Thomas Walton ( Independent)
William Bird, Hall
Edward Lodge Seaton
John Tiffen, and cattle dealer
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