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History of Little Maplestead >> White's Directory 1863
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:
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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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
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Little Maplestead Churchprint 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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