History of Ramsey

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History of Ramsey >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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:


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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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John Ames, carpenter
James Barker, gentleman, Roydon Hall
James Barker jun., gentleman, Roydon Hall
Samuel Billingley
Robert Brooks, baker and miller
Rev. William Bull M.A., curate, Vicarage
Benjamin Clarke
Stephen Ellis, blacksmith
Edgar Garland Esq., Michaelstow Hall
Nathaniel Hempson, schoolmaster
Samuel King, blacksmith
William Malpas, Marshes
George Morley, butcher and victualler, Castle
Hannah Radford, schoolmistress
William Orford Ward, victualler, Nelson

Edward Balls
Joseph Clark
Joseph Girling
George Hempson
John Hempson, Hill House
Thomas Howard
Peter Palmer
William Keer, South Hall

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Daniel Lucas
Isabella Lucas
Joseph Malpas
William Pyman
Elizabeth Rayner, South House
James Rayner, South House
George Rutland
John Salmon
John South, Foulton Hall
Leonard Wrinch, White House

George Allsop
Joseph Rutland
James Smith

Robert Deex
Shadrach Skeet
Mary Ward
Edward Young

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Ramsey - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Ramsey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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