History of Layer de la Haye
St. John the Baptist Church, Layer de la Haye.
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History of Layer de la Haye >> White's Directory 1848
White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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Benjamin Baker, carpenter
George Bullock, hawker
Rev. John Dewhurst M.A., incumbent of Layer de la Hay and Berechurch
John Finch, cooper
Charles Hunwick, blacksmith, Cross
John Royce, miller, Great House
Evatt Sanders, maltster, Malting Green
Richard Steer, victualler, Fox Inn
William Thompson, wheelwright
James Woodward, bricklayer
Mrs E. Woodward, schoolmistress
William Garrard, Blind Knights
Daniel Gentry (and butcher)
Charles Hall, Wicks
John Pearson, Esq.
John Tracey, Rye
Richard Ardleigh Walford
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Layer de la Haye - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Layer de la Haye - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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