History of Little Braxted

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History of Little Braxted >> White's Directory 1848 and 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1848

William Beck, victualler, Green Man
James Coe, shopkeeper
Frederick Copland, corn miller
George Fisher, parish clerk
Joshua Gooday, wheelwright
William Gooday, farmer, Hales Farm
Joseph French Hutley, farmer, hall
Charles Rush, Esq., Braxted Place
Thomas King Thedam, farmer

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:

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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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White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

Ebenezer Bruce, bricklayer
Joseph French Hutley, miller and farmer
George Fisher, parish clerk
Ambrose Osborne, victualler, Green Man
William Gooday, farmer; h Great Braxted
Charles Bush, Esq., Braxted Place
Mrs. Elizabeth Green, schoolmistress
Thomas King Thedam, farmer

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:

Ancestry.co.uk

Genes Reunited

Find my past

The Genealogist

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.

You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.

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Little Braxted - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Little Braxted - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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