Ancestors lost in the crowd?
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Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
History of Sheering
History of Sheering >> 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:
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.
Mark Adams, victualler, Cock
Richard Awcock, gentleman
Mrs. M. Barnard, Mill House
John Barnard, corn miller, home Harlow
Adam Brown, shopkeeper
Charles Brown, victualler, Crown
Mary Chapman, wheelwright
John Glassock, carpenter and builder
Thomas Clayton Glyn, Esq., Dorrington House
James Hitchin, blacksmith
Rev. Thomas Littlehales M.A., rector
William Mead, shopkeeper
William Patmore, shoemaker
Abigail Press, schoolmistress
John Rattee, butcher
Hannah Young, shoemaker
Francis Tanner, shopkeeper
Thomas Legerton, (and maltster), Quickbury
Richard Parris, (and maltster), Cowicks
James Patmore, Netherton
Mrs. Rebecca Pavitt, Sheering Hall
John Stallibrass, New House
William Sherwood Whitnall, Wheeler's
George Marshall Witham
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