History of Stambourne

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St. Peter and St Thomas' Church, Stambourne
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History of Stambourne >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

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:


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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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Charles Bowyer and James Bowyer, blacksmiths
Nehemiah Flack, plumber and painter
Rev. John Forster, M.A., rector
Miss Howes, schoolmistress
Henry Jarvis, beerhouse, Little Tagley
Lewis Lewsey, victualler, Red Lion
Sidney Parmenter, carpenter
John Parmenter, carpenter and parish clerk
Rev. James Spurgeon, Independent
James Spurgeon, jun., grocer and draper
Joseph Unwin, victualler, Butchers' Arms

Henry Jarvis, Little Tagley
William Marsh
James Metson, Mill Farm
George Ruffle, (and brick and tile maker), Green Farm
William Ruffle, Church Farm,
Joseph Smith, New House
Robert Cooper Smith, Great Tagley
James Spurgeon, jun., Little Gollins
Daniel Unwin, corn miller, etc.
Daniel Unwin, jun., Green
George Unwin, Old House
John Willett, Stambourne Hall

Joseph Jarvis
Henry Orbell, baker
John Revill
James Spurgeon, jun,

John Peacock
George Warren
William Walter Wiffen

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

Stambourne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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