Former White Bear PH, Stanford Rivers, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Stanford Rivers >> 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.
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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John Barnard, baker and victualler, White Bear
Charles Carter, butcher
Rev. Edward Dowdeswell D.D., rector and canon of Christ Chapel, Oxford
Rev. Cosmo Spencer Gordon B.A., curate
John Halls, corn miller
John Mansfield, cattle salesman
John Mott, carpenter
William Mott, cattle salesman
Joseph Henry Nicholas, master of Ongar Union Workhouse
William Pavitt, wheelwright
William Rayner, bricklayer
Edward Rowan, victualler, Green Man
Henry Rudd, blacksmith
Mary Sewell, matron, Workhouse
Isaac Taylor, gentleman
Thomas Thompson, relieving officer and registrar
Robert Dix, Hall
Robert Hill, Morrells
Mary Jennings, Caunes
William Kynaston, Littlebury
Thomas Oldham, Berwicks
John Palmer, Traceys
John Sallibrass, Ongar Park
Jonathan Stokes, Passingford Bridge
Rev. R. Waller (home, Great Birch)
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Stanford Rivers - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stanford Rivers - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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