History of Roxwell
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History of Roxwell >> 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.
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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(Those marked * are at Cook's Mill Green, and + at Radley Green)
Thomas William Bramston, Esq., M.P., Skreens
William Bright, schoolmaster
Casterdine, veterinary surgeon
Sarah Cheek, victualler, Hare and Hounds
Joseph Cooch, corn miller
James Crush, gentleman
Mary Harvey, blacksmith
James Kirkham, carpenter
Thomas Knight, baker
John Page, wheelwright, Boyton Cross
William Porter, victualler, Chequers
James Rutter, boarding school
Rev. Thomas Turner, curate, Vicarage
William Abbott, Broadgates
Joseph Abbott, How Street
Daniel Batt, Peppers Green
Thomas Blatch, Bolden Hatch
James Christy, Great Boyton Hall
Thomas Cooch, Charles Cooch, Hill Farm
* George Darby
Mrs. Nevill, Boyton
* James Greenwood (and cattle dealer)
Thomas Gower, Eleys Farm
Ann Gandy, Mountneys
John Horsnell, Stone Hill
John Josling, Elms
Porter Matthews, Wares
+ William Norrington
* William Pinchon
William Ram, Newlands Hall
The Street, Roxwell
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William Tippler, senr., Lightfoots
William Tippler, jun., Duke's farm
Rovert Turpin, Pooty-pools
Michael Young, Butt's Hatch
* Joseph Maryon
* Thomas Perry
* George Darby
+ Peter Jester
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Roxwell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Roxwell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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