History of South Ockendon

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King's Head PH, South Ockendon, c.1960
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History of South Ockendon >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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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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David Beard, baker
Nicholas Birch, tailor and draper
Rev. Anthony Brown, Independent Minister
Thomas Collis, tinner and brazier
Abraham Davey, builder, carpenter, etc.
William Deville, bricklayer
William Drayton and Edward Fisk, farriers
William Elsdon, wheelwright
Rev. Henry Eve M.A., Rectory
Charles Everett, policeman
William Horncastle, schoolmaster
Robert Binks Jordison, surgeon and registrar
Josiah Kirkham, saddler, etc.
William May, gentleman
William Newman, gentleman
William Pain, blacksmith
Mr. James Saward
Mrs. Sarah Stacey
Mr. Charles Sturgeon, Hall
Thomas Bennett Sturgeon, miller, farmer and breeder, Hall
Mrs. R. Sweeting
John White, parish clerk
Samuel Sweeting, joiner and victualler, Red Lion
Charles Willey and Isaac Willey, victuallers, Plough
Joseph wright, victualler, King's Head

Abraham Coe
Gamaliel Olley

Boot and Shoe makers.
John Hill
George Matthew
Thomas Mead
Anthony Thorogood

John Coppen
James Poston

Grocers and Drapers.
James Good
Ann Partridge
Henry Smith

James Barker
Daniel Bishop
Samuel Burchell
James Chapman
George Clarke
Joshua Clarke
John Cliff
William Cliff, Benton's Green
George Cook
Samuel Cranfield
Joseph Sandle
Henry smith, Glascocks
James Staines
T.B. Sturgeon
Thomas Waters

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South Ockendon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

South Ockendon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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