Middle Street, Nazeing, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Nazeing >> 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.
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Thomas Argent, shopkeeper
John Backwith, bricklayer
Abraham Bull, blacksmith
Charles Bury, Esq., Snows
Charles Charter, carpenter, etc.
Charles Robert Dellar, wheelwright
George Fairchild, shopkeeper and postmaster
Rev. Elisha William Hood, M.A., vicar
Thomas King, carpenter, etc.
John Lawrence, corn miller
Francis Low, blacksmith
Matthew Mumford, plumber, etc.
Colonel George Palmer, Nazing Park
John Raven, tailor
William Rodwell, beerhouse
James Smith, parish clerk
William Smith, shopkeeper
William Welch, boot and shoe maker
Inns and Taverns.
Coach and Horses, John Bailey
Crooked Billet, William Watson
Crown, John Beningfield
King Harold's Head, D. Benton
George Banks, Wheelers
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Nazeing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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