History of Little Sampford

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History of Little Sampford >> 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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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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Joseph Digby, parish clerk
Rev. Jeffrey Ekins, B.C.L., Rectory
Lieut. General Eustace Sir William Cornwallis, K.C.H., Hall
James Gray, carpenter
Mrs. Harriet Hinson, Old House
Abraham Johnson, boot and shoe maker
John Johnson, boot and shoemaker
William Philpott, wheelwright
John Speakman, victualler, Fighting Cocks
Elias Ridgewell, shoemaker

George Arnold, Green Farm
Benjamin Cornell, Clarke's
Edward Cracklin, Maynards
Daniel Hockley, Tewes
John Pettit (miller,) Clark House
Sarah Portway, Mill Hall
Joshua Purkes, Howletts
John Reeve, Highgates
Thomas Reynolds, Mill Farm
Joseph Ruse
John Surry, Park
James Tannar, Bush Farm
Peter Tyler, Friers

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

Little Sampford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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