High Road, Loughton, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Loughton >> White's Directory 1848
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:
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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Joseph Barton, tailor and stationer
Rev. Samuel Brawn (Baptists)
Mr. Daniel Breese
George Briggs, Esq.
Sir George Carroll, Kt., (alderman)
Edward Chandler, butler
Robert Chinnery, plumber, painter, etc.
John Davison, Esq.
James Eaton, victualler, King's Head
Thomas Elwood, gardener
William Roger Ennever, smith
Mrs. Catherine Field
Richard Fuller, victualler, Plume of Feathers
Mrs. Goodenough, gentlewoman
George Gould and Isaac Gould, gentlemen
Mr. John Gould, Anderton Hall
James Habgood, corn merchant
Lucy Halsey, National School
Ven. Anthony Hamilton M.A., rector of Loughton and St. Mary le Bow, archdeacon of Taunton and rural dean
Noah Heath, bricklayer and builder
John Hetherill, forest keeper
Mr. William Hould, Motts Cottage
John Howard, victualler, Crown Inn
George Jarvis, surgeon
John King, builder and insurance agent
William King, brewer
James Lynde and John Lynde, gentlemen
Daniel Maynard, National School
William Messenger, Esq.
Henry Pace, watchmaker in London
Mrs. Pearce, Debden Green
Joseph Philby, gentleman, chief constable, Golding House
Mrs. Sophia Powell, gentlewoman
Joseph Radley, horse, etc., letter
William Radley, blacksmith
Thomas King Searl, veterinary surgeon
Lewis Shears, road surveyor
Thomas Skerrit, coal merchant
Rev. Thomas Stocks M.A., curate
William Thompson, carrier
Mrs. Ann Turner and John Turner
Richard Turner, gentleman, Warren Lodge
Jonathan Wallis, gentleman, Motts Cotty
Rev. William Watson M.A.
Mr. William Weldon
John Williams, Esq., Debden Green
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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Grocers and Drapers.
William Hills (and carrier)
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Loughton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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