Mountnessing Windmill, Mountnessing© Copyright Robin Lucas contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Mountnessing >> 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.
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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
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
Back to History of Mountnessing
Are your ancestors from Mountnessing? Why not tell us their story: My Mountnessing Ancestors.
Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.
Find your ancestors in the newspapers.
Try our example search to discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.
Also look at other newspaper archives and learn how they can help you research your ancestors. >>more
Mountnessing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Mountnessing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.