History of Nazeing
North Street, Nazeing, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Nazeing >> 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.
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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Thomas Argent, shopkeeper
John Backwith, bricklayer, etc.,
Richard Benton, victualler, King Harold's Head
James Frederick Bury, Esq., St Leonard's
Major William Bury
John Clayden, victualler, Coach and Horses
John Roichard Dellar, wheelwright, Bumbles Green
George Fairchild, shopkeeper and post office
Sarah Flower, schoolmistress
Rev. E.W. Hood M.A., Vicarge
Thomas King, carpenter
William King, tax collector
Francis Law, smith and farrier, Long Green
George Palmer, sen. and jun., Park
John Raven, tailor
Sarah Rodwell, beerhouse
James Smith, wheelwright and parish clerk
William Smith, shopkeeper and corn miller
George Want and Thomas Want, coal dealers and victuallers, Crown
William Watson, victualler, Crooked Billet
Henry Webb, gentleman, Newmans
William Welch, shoemaker
Edward Collings, Nazeingbury
William Desforges, Harold's Park
John H. Grainger
John Gray, Langridge
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Nazeing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Nazeing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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