History of Little Canfield
All Saints Church, Little Canfield
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History of Little Canfield >> 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.
Please note, however, that the 1851 census returns for Little Canfield are missing from the census returns at the Public Record Office.
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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Henry Chopping, baker and miller
Miss Margaret Elliott
John Lindsell, shoemaker
Mary Mansfield, schoolmistress
Stephen Reeves, blacksmith
Rev. Charles Lesingham Smith M.A., Rectory
Charles Sutton, parish clerk
John Barnard (and maltster), Hall
Wyatt Barnard, Hall
Henry Collier, Little Hodings
Joseph Franklin, Lantons
James Marsh, Skipps
William Speller, Copt Hall
Peter Suckling, Great Hodings
James White, Newlands
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Little Canfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Canfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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