History of Margaretting

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Spread Eagle PH, Margaretting. Demolished 2009.
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History of Margaretting >> 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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James Berring, shopkeeper
Benjamin Bond, Esq., Canterburys
Mr. Henry Barnes, White's Place
Charles Bonnett, victualler, Spread Eagle
John Curtis, victualler, Red Lion
James Dennis, butcher
Thomas Earee, builder, smith, wheelwright.
John Finch, salesman
Mr. William Finch
Mrs. Stevenson
William Gray, beerhouse and shopkeeper
Robert Hardy, carpenter and shopkeeper
Joseph Alfred Hardcastle, Esq., M.P., Coptfold Hall
Henry Justice, shopkeeper and thatcher
Rev. William Jesse, Vicarage
James Knight, shoemaker
Philip Penny, shoemaker
John Spight, victualler, Bull Inn
George Spurgin, salesman
George Straight, Esq., Peacocks
Robert Turnidge, shoemaker
John Wright, beerhouse
William Wright and Son, Academy

William Baker, White Bridge
Samuel Clark, Brooks
Charles Hutton
Samuel Hutton
Richard Hanchett, Furness
William Long, Killegrews
George Poole, Margaretting Hall
John Spight
John Nunn
Thomas Warren

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Margaretting - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Margaretting - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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