History of Roydon
New Inn, Roydon.
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History of Roydon >> 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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James Adams, beer house
James Barltrop, blacksmith
Mary Booth, Roydon Lodge
John Brown, victualler, Black Swan
Thomas Bruty, victualler, Green Man
Simon Cannon, saddler
Mrs. Sarah Collins
Abraham Cook, shoemaker
William Coppen, shoemaker
John Philip Cornell, shopkeeper
Samuel Dowsett, blacksmith
Samuel Garratt, corn miller
William Goodhew, beer house
Henry Hooper, station master
William Lawrance, baker
William Mason, grocer and draper
Charles Murray, victualler, Fox and Hounds
Colonel James Poole Oates, Mount Pleasant
John Pamphilon, plumber, etc.
Rev. Alfred Pyne B.A., vicar
Charles Roe, schoolmaster
William Rodwell, victualler, New Inn
Edward Sailing, blacksmith
Susannna Sessions, beer house
Joseph Sibley, gentleman
John Travell, victualler, White Hart
William Trayler, tailor
John Tyser, shopkeeper
John Webb, carrier to London
John Parish, Nether Hall
John Parish, jun.
Thomas Pavely, Doune Hall
Thomas Webb, Temple
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Roydon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Roydon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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