St George's and St Gregory's Church, Pentlow.© Copyright John Salmon contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Pentlow >> 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.
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James Aggis, shopkeeper and parish clerk
Rev. Edward Bull, Rectory
Benjamin Deves, castrator
James Golding, carpenter
Elizabeth Harrington, schoolmistress
John Howlett, gardener
Edward Ives, blacksmith
Henry Mathew Coldham Esq., Hall
John Plum, schoolmaster
Charles Ray, shopkeeper
Thomas Brand, Pentlow street
George Chickall, Bradfields
John Chickall, Ropers
Mary Chickall, Buntins
John Ewer, Pagnells Ash
Susanna Groom, Skilots
Elizabeth Orbell, Hoggs Farm
Joseph Orbell, Larks in the Wood
William Orbell jun., Street Farm
William Orbell sen., Bowers Hall
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Pentlow - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Pentlow - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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