History of Little Maplestead
St john's Church, Little Maplestead.
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History of Little Maplestead >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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Ann Callow, beerhouse and shopkeeper
Walter Callow, cattle dealer, etc.
Mrs Candler, baker and shopkeeper
John Cooper, farmer, Aldricks
Rev. John Frederick Harward, M.A., incumbent
Robert Hearn, farmer
William Howlett, farmer
William Octavius Hustler, clerk of Halstead Union, farmer, etc., Dean's Hall
Isaac Lewsey bricklayer, etc.,
Thomas Mayes, carter, etc.
Travis Nunn, Esq., Hall
Henry Potter, blacksmith and wheelwright
Samuel Richard, victualler, Cook Inn
Rev. Joseph Watkinson (Independent)
Thomas Watkinson, blacksmith
Edward Willsmore fanner, Gallants
Little Maplestead Church
print published 1834
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Little Maplestead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Maplestead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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