History of Little Holland (Holland on Sea)

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Holland-on-Sea, c.1955
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History of Little Holland >> Inhabitants in 1848, 1863 and 1874

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants

William Cole, farmer, Bushells
Frederick Laws, farmer, Hall Farm
Thomas Petchell, farm bailiff

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.

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

Henry Giles, farmer, Hall Farm
Francis Arthur Richardson, farmer, Bennett's Farm
Joseph Clark, farmer; h. Ramsey
James Lucas, farm bailiff

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Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

Robert Elvish, farmer
Mrs. Robert Giles, farmer, Hall
Henry Patrick, farm bailiff to Edward Richardson

If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:

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Note: these directories list 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 Holland - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Little Holland - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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