Mistley Churchprint published 1834
History of Mistley >> White's Directory 1863
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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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Mr William Angell, supt. registrar, etc.
Mrs B. Biggs
James Candler, clerk of Mistley church
William Chisnell, farmer, Ford
John Matthew Constable, farmer, Dove House
John Fisk, excise officer
James Harvey Folkard, bank clerk
William Folkard, gentleman
William Freeborn, farmer, Abbot's hall
John Lamprell Guy, police inspector
Mrs Lydia Hempson
John Howard, shipwright, etc.
Rev. Mortimer Manley, M.A., curate of Mistley
George Page, farmer, New Hall
Robert Everitt Page, merchant
Rev. Thomas Pinchback, (Independent)
James Spendley, ship chandler
Taylor and Jessup, timber, slate, etc. merchants
Robert Thompson, wine and eating house
Joseph Harvey Webb, custom house officer
Charles Wright, sail maker and coal merchant
Academies and Schools.
John Dibley and Miss, and professors of music, Gresham House
W. Holloway Gardner, Mistley House
National Schools, Thomas Lister Sutcliffe, Mistley
William Rayner (clerk to Tax Commissioners and registrar)
Bakers and Flour Dealers.
W. and J. Disney
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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Brick and Tile Makers.
Robert A. Allen
Thomas Blake Smith
Grocers and Tea Dealers.
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