History of Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.frithphotos.com
High Street, Saffron Walden, c.1950
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

History of Saffron Walden >> Pigot's Directory 1863

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823 - list of inhabitants.

If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1823 directory is the 1841 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:


Genes Reunited

Find my past

The Genealogist

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.

You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.

Part 2. - Back to Part 1

Benjamin Abraham
Benjamin Bush
Daniel Hockley
Thomas Richardson
William Ward

Lime Dealers.
Jeff Jeffries
William Nicholls
Thomas Richardson

Edward Cornell
Richard Day
John Emson
James Humphreys
William Wiseman

Francis Atkinson
T Catlin and N Catlin
John Clark
Robert Clark
John Kent
Thomas Kent
Thomas King
Robert Paul
Charles Porter
Stephen Robinson

William Middleditch
James Nichols
Stephen Ruse

Mary Porter
Mary Smith

Painters, Plumbers, and Glaziers.
Robert Bunton
James Burleigh
Matthew Ward

Rope Makers and Saddlers.
John Baynes
Thomas Bradfield
John Hammond
Edward Sobers

George Eachus
Samuel Fisk
Charles Fisk
Joseph Houlton

Gold Street, Saffron Walden © Copyright Footstepsphotos 2006. http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/index.html
Gold Street, Saffron Walden
Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.

Tailors and Drapers.
Thomas Barnard
William Redhead
Thomas Silk
Philip Spicer

Taverns and Public Houses.
Bell, William Ward
castle, Edward Bird
Compasses, James Bowtell
Eight Bells, William Perkins
George, William Spicer
Green Dragon, George Bambridge
Greyhound, George Smith
King;s Head, James Webb
Hoops Inn, John Warren
Queen's Head, James Day
W. Hudson, White Horse

Watch and Clock Makers.
John Kent, snr.
John Kent jnr.
James Lawrence
Daniel Rogers

William Kent
Robert Ray
William Rushforth

John Copsey, perfumer
James Linsdale, staymaker
William Lowe, coach proprietor
J Nockolds, land agent
Jonathan Richardson, hatter
Mary Scamer, breechmaker
David Smart, wood turner
Thomas Smith, tanner
James Starling, spirit merchant
James Surry, confectioner
Robert Thurgood, accountant
George bambridge, veterinary surgeon
John Thomas, currier
Henry Burrows, druggist

Part 2. - Back to Part 1

Back to History of Saffron Walden

my ancestors logo

My Ancestors.

Are your ancestors from Saffron Walden? Why not tell us their story: My Saffron Walden Ancestors.

Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers

Essex Standard Newspaper

Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.

Find your ancestors in the newspapers.
Try our example search to discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.

Also look at other newspaper archives and learn how they can help you research your ancestors. >>more

Saffron Walden - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Saffron Walden - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0

Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?

High Street, Saffron Walden
Postcard of Saffron Walden.

Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.