Plough and Sail PH, Paglesham, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Paglesham >> White's Directory 1848
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:
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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Punch Bowl Inn, PagleshamLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Charles Ballinger, victualler, Plough and Sail
George F. Brown, oyster merchant
Mr. Henry Browning
Cornelius Fenner, carpenter
Rev. William A. Francis M.A., curate
William Kemp, boat builder
William Livens, boot and shoemaker
Mrs. Meller, shopkeeper
George Minter, victualler, Punch Bowl
James Minter, shopkeeper
Miss Elizabeth Patmore, Church Hall
William Prentice, boot and shoemaker
James Sexton, baker and shopkeeper
William Snell, blacksmith
Charles Wiseman, oyster merchant
James Wiseman, oyster merchant
Stephen Allen, senior, New Hall
Henry Coe, South Hall
Thomas Stebbing, (and brick maker)
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Paglesham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Paglesham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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