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History of Sandon >> White's Directory 1863
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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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William Barnard, baker and victualler, Crown
Uriah Brown, shoemaker
Ephraim Devonian, wheelwright
Zachariah Edwards, shopkeeper
Rev. Stanley Taylor Gibson, B.D., rector
Henry Holmes, schoolmaster
William Larcher, carpenter
William Mihill, land steward
Henry Porter, baker and shopkeeper
Frederick Carne Rasch, Esq., Woodhill House
Thomas Rolf, shopkeeper and registrar
William Henry Stibbard, blacksmith and parish clerk
Thomas Belcher, Lodge
John Bewers, Hall
James Hughes, Howe Farm
William Mason Benton (and dealer)
Richard Parnell, Gilbert's Hunt
Samuel Phillips, Mayes Farm
William Polley, Levetts
Thomas Ratcliff, machine owner
John Raven, Grove Farm
George Riley, Butt's Green
Thomas Riley, Mill Hill
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Sandon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Sandon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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