History of Peldon
Hyde Park Corner, Peldon
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History of Peldon >> 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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John Cook, blacksmith and wheelwright
William Cook, police officer
Henry Cooper, baker and shopkeeper
Joseph Digby, corn miller
Thomas Gladwell, thatcher
Rev. Christopher Robert Harrison, B.C.L., rector
Mrs. Deborah Harrison, blacksmith
Charles Harvey, corn factor
Mr Joseph Harvey
W. Hance, higgler
John Hanson, shoemaker
Thomas Miles, butcher
Thomas Nelson, builder and victualler, Rose
Edward Nice, machine owner and victualler, Plough
John Pasfield, shopkeeper
William Pooley, parish clerk
John Runnicles, carrier to Colchester
Charles Simpson, hawker
William White, shopkeeper
Miss H. Wright, schoolmistress
Stephen Waller and Henry Woodward
James Wright, and beer house
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Peldon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Peldon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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