Swan PH, Sible Hedingham, 1953Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Sible Hedingham >> White's Directory 1848
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.
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Mr. Joseph Baynes
Mr. Joseph Bell
Mrs. Mary Ann Bull
Mrs Mary Currey
Joseph Curtis, relieving officer and registrar
John Eley and Thomas Eley, corn millers
Samuel Eli England, excise officer
Edward Everton, wood turner
Frederick Nunn Everton, surgeon
Rosanna Fitch, straw hat maker
Miss M.E. Fowke
Mr. George Hills
Edward Heckford, hairdresser
Samuel Hockley, fruitier
Rev. James Howell, (Baptist)
Thomas Jennings, gentleman, High House
Robert Letch, higgler
J.E. Moor, bookkeeper
Samuel Nott, jun., rate collector
Mr. John Osborn
John Root, dealer
Rev. Thomas Pearse M.A., curate
Thomas Root, cooper
Mr. David Sampson
John Savill, auctioneer, land surveyor.
William Seymour, gentleman
John Spurgeon and Joseph Spurgeon, grocers and drapers
Matthew Staines, gentleman
Rev. Henry Warburton B.A., Rectory
Thomas Willis, coach builder
George Bell, Prayours
Henry Bell, Blois
Richard Britton, Ferry Green
William Carr, Morris Green
George Carter, Brook House
George Downes, Southey Green
Charles Flack, Brick Wall
Roger Gatward, (and jobber)
William Gunn, Greys
William Hale, Monks
Samuel Kemp, Hawkwoods
William Leonard, Priors
Robert Letch, Morris Green
Robert Letch, jun., Welcome Slough
Edward Moor, Wash Farm
John Moss, Gormansey
Daniel Nash, Graveshall
John Rawlinson, Looms Hole
David Rist, Sparrows
Joseph Smith, Almshouse
Charles Eglonton Thorn
Sarah Winterflood, Hole Farm
Grimwood Wood, Hostages
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Inns and Taverns.
George Bird, Bell
Thomas Kendall, Black Horse
Robert Prentice, Lamb
Charles Rawlings, Swan
William Root, Three Sugar Loaves
Richard Fitch, White Horse
Adam Ebbels, Diocesan School
George James Marson
Joseph Martin, National
Thomas Henry White
Thomas Henry White
Boot and Shoemakers.
William Abrahams (and leather cutter)
Brick and Tile Manufacturers.
John Spurgeon, (and builder)
Gardeners and Seedsmen.
Painters, Glazers, and Plumbers.
John Spurgeon and Joseph Spurgeon
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