History of Mountnessing

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George and Dragon PH, Mountnessing.
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History of Mountnessing >> 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.

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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Joseph Agnis, miller and baker
Mrs. Mary Berrington, St. Ann's Cottage
William Dowsett, butcher
William Cross, bricklayer
Thomas Helme, Esq., Thody Hall
Mr. Giles Moore, Rosetta Cottage
John Moore, plasterer, etc.
Mr. Charles Osborne, Melchet Place
Emanuel Palmer, builder
Rev. Thomas Martin Ready, vicar
Mrs. Adelaide Smith, Adelaide Cottage
Joseph Snow, victualler, George and Dragon
Samuel Spackman, wheelwright , joiner and blacksmith
Joseph Tiball, carpenter

William Beale, Grange
William Bishop
James Boosey
George Bridgeman, Westlands
Daniel Brown
William Clarke
William Collins
Richard Cross
Isaac Crush, Mountney Hall
William Havers, Esq., Bacons
William Merrington
John Joslin
William Mitchell Moss, Cowbridge
Thomas Nicholas, Esq., Arnolds
James Read
Thomas Rumball
James Sopwith, Holbrook
Thomas Staines, Woodlands
William Staines, Jourdans
William Thorogood, Grange

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Charles Alexander
James Hawkins
Michael Kendall
Charles Philpot

Jonathan Rose
John Willey

James Reeve
John Scott
William Spackman

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

Mountnessing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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