History of Stambourne

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Former Red Lion PH, Stambourne
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History of Stambourne >> 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:

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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.

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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George Bowyer, butcher and cattle dealer
Mary Bowyer, smith and victualler, Red Lion
Rev. James Hopkins M.A., Rectory
Thomas Shelley, victualler, Butchers' Arms
Rev. James Spurgeon, sen., (Independent Minister)

Farmers.
James Gatward, Great Tagley
Edward Jarvis, New House
Henry Jarvis, Little Tagley
Barker Myall, Little Tagley
William Ruffle, Church Farm
James Smith, Stambourne Hall
Haddon Spurgeon, Little Collins
Daniel Unwin (and corn miller)

Carpenters.
Branston Parmenter
John Parmenter

Shopkeepers.
John Ashard
James Spurgeon

Shoemakers.
John Andrews
John Peacock
George Warren

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Essex Standard Newspaper

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Stambourne - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Stambourne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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