History of Stanford-le-Hope
King's Head PH, Stanford-le-Hope, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Stanford-le-Hope >> 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.
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 Beckwith, victualler, Cock and Magpie
Mrs. Harriett Dentry, Shopkeeper
John Gentry, builder and wheelwright
Rev. John Clark Knott B.A., rector
John Knowles, blacksmith
Herbert Edward Massey, post office
William Morley, victualler, King's Head
Thomas Nash, shoemaker
Thomas Radford, surgeon
Ann Spitty, schoolmistress
Rev. Henry Warnford, curate
William Eastwood, Great Garlands
John Mayes, Calbourne
Henry Bell Offwood, Broad Hope
Thoroton Pockilington, Hassingbrook Hall
James Reeve, Ivy Wall
George Spitty, Old Garlands, and Horndon-on-the Hill
William Wilson, Esq., (chief constable), Moor Place
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Stanford-le-Hope - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stanford-le-Hope - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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