History of Mountnessing
Mountnessing Windmill, Mountnessing
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History of Mountnessing >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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
Misses Alexander, school
George Bucke, parish clerk and smith
John Bull, victualler, George and Dragon
Jane Clarke, dressmaker
John Cross, bricklayer
John Day, gamekeeper
Mrs. Mary Matson
Charles Osborne, builder, Melchet Place
Rev. Thomas Martin Ready, L.L.B., vicar
Mrs. Elizabeth Spackman, Post Office
William Spackman, wheelwright and smith
Thomas Staines, brewer and maltster
Charles Rankin Vickerman, Esq., Thoby Priory
Joseph Wells, swine dealer
Farmers. (* are Owners.)
* Barnard Baker, Alma Cottage
William Beall, Grange
Eramus Barker, (and horse dealer), Westlands
John Bentall, Master John's
George Henry Blyth
Isaac Crash, Hall
William Havers, Esq., Bacons
* William Merrington, Lawness
* Thomas Nicholas, Esq., Arnolds
James Henry Read, Woollards
Thomas Staines, Woodlands
* William Staines, Jourdans
John Stock, Cambridge
James Gurdon Reeve
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Mountnessing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Mountnessing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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