History of Little Dunmow

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Monks Hall, Little Dunmow.
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History of Little Dunmow >> 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. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:

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Please note, however, that the 1851 census returns for Little Dunmow 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.

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.

Edward Camp, shoemaker
William Chalk, beerhouse and shopkeeper
James Cheek, shopkeeper
Robert Fuller, blacksmith
Elizabeth Barker, beerhouse

Farmers.
Thomas Blyth, Grange
Charles Bull, (and maltster)
Robert Hasler, Blatches
John Livermore, Brick House
Charles Richardson, Brook End
George Richardson
Charles Theobald
William Root, Bayles
John Stock, Holmley
Nathan Worrin, Bourchiers

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print published 1834

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

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Little Dunmow - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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