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History of Prittlewell >> 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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Thomas Bell, postmaster
Joseph Bentall, farmer, Berlands
John Burge, excise office
James Crix, farmer, Folly
John Dowsett, hair dresser
William Garon, currier
William Gusterson, bricklayer
George Lacell, farmer, Hamsells
John Lucking, beer seller
Thomas Lindsell, coach builder, etc.
Rev. Frederick Nolan LL.D., vicar
William Page, beer seller
Captain Robert Scallon R.N.
Rev. Arthur Richard Stert
James Tabor, Esq., Earl's Hall
James Trigg, beer seller
George Trumper, farmer, Chalkwell Hall
Robert Trower, watchmaker
John Baker, National School
Thomas Bragg, coal merchant
Sophia Garrard, straw hat maker
Hotels and Inns.
Isaac Francis, Blue Boar
William Raven, King's Head
George Hart, Spread Eagle
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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Carpenters and Builders.
Grocers, Drapers and Shopkeepers.
Thomas Hardwick Livermore
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Prittlewell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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