History of Little Waltham

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White Hart Inn, Little Waltham.
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History of Little Waltham >> 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.

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Henry Allen, victualler, Bell
William Ardley, veterinary surgeon
John Baker, schoolmaster
Thomas Barrett, watchmaker, Blastard Hill
Maurice William Bird, Esq., Pratt's Farm
William Burton, shoemaker
John Collins, saddler, etc.
Mrs. Cooper, schoolmistress
Thomas Doe, baker, etc.
Rev. Thomas Fisher M.A., Rectory
William French, tea dealer
Mr. Samuel Fuller
Josiah Furlong, painter, plumber, etc.
Thomas Grant, relieving officer
Robert Gooch, victualler, White Hart Inn
Sarah Harris, blaksmith
Rev. Jonathan Hicks (Independent)
John Holland, tailor
John Hutchinson, surgeon
William Joslin, cooper
Frederick Joscelyne, coal dealer
James Lewis, cooper
Joseph Matthews, grocer, draper, and ironmonger
John Millbank, beerhouse and shopkeeper

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Ann Sams, shopkeeper, Blastard Hill
Abraham Smith, drill owner
George Skinner, shoemaker
Henry Soper, esq., Lodge
Henry Sorrell, butcher
Charles Taylor, wheelwright

James Campen, Channels
John Darby, Sheepcotes
Edward Hammond, New Lodge
Robert Lewis, Allsteads
Joshua Mallett (and miller)
James Poole, Rolphs
Samuel Smith, Stonage
James Surry, Peverells
Joseph Wells, (maltster), Woodhouse

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

Little Waltham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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