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History of Prittlewell >> 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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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Bricklayers and Builders.
James Potter Wade
Carpenters and Builders.
William Bragg (and cabinet maker),
James Potter Wade
Charles Webb (and druggist)
Mrs M. Bragg
Mary A. Garon
Mrs A. Grant
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William Prior and Henry Prior
Plumbers, Painters and Glaziers.
John William Grant
E. E. Hart
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