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History of Moreton >> White's Directory 1863
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.
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William Hill Algar, Esq. Wood Farm
Jonas Crouchman, corn miller
Miss Mary Ann, French schoolmistress
Joseph Holgate, hawker
Richard Maryon, hurdle maker
Mrs Ann Matthews, butcher
William Matthews, butcher
James Nottage, horse and cattle dealer
Charles Pain, blacksmith
William Pain, victualler, White Hart
Mrs Mary Sewell, victualler, Nag's Head,
John Arnold White, carpenter
Rev. Robert Beauchamp Tower, M.A., rector, Rectory
Nathaniel Marrable, parish clerk
William Overall, Cross Lees
Robert Clayden, and baker
Thomas Redington, and baker
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