History of Rayne

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History of Rayne >> 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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Those marked * are in Felsted Parish

Rev. R. N. Blaker, curate, Rectory
Mrs. Charlotte Carless
Robert Dodd, beerhouse
Edward Goss, ironfounder and agricultural machine maker
Samuel Newman, auctioneer, builder, surveyor, cooper, and wheelwright
Oswald Robert Newman, butcher, brewer, and victualler, Cherry Tree
* Philemon Page, bricklayer
Lucy Stapleton, schoolmistress (National)
Thomas Stock and Mr. Burton, victuallers, Black Swan Inn

Farmers (+ are owners).
+ Andrew Richards, Old Hall
Richard Baines, Rayne Lodge
Isaac Brunwin, Haverhill
Thomas Brunwin, Goulds
+ Edward Goss
+ Samuel Newman
Oswald Robert Newman
+ Philemon Rolfe, (and miller), Pound
+ Robert Rolfe, and Philemon Robert
Daniel Clapton Rolfe and Thomas Rolfe, Rayne Hall

Bakers.
* Charles Rix
* John Stammers

Blacksmiths.
* Thomas Fuller
Thomas Potter

Shoemaker.
William Barnard
John Hance
Nehemiah Pluck
Samuel Vale

Shopkeepers.
Robert Dodd
William Lake
* John Stammers

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

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Rayne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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