Chapel Hill, Stansted Mountfitchet, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Stansted Mountfitchet >> 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.
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Mr. William Bailey
Miss A. Bray
William Bedlow, wheelwright
William Anthony Boast, Professor of Music
Menasseh Broiok, surgeon
Mrs. H. Canning and Henry Canning, and J.C. Canning, gentlemen
Thomas Reeve Colls, excise officer
Rev. Daniel Davies (Independent Minister)
Mrs. Elizabeth Glyn, Bentfield Cottage
Benjamin Grange, machine maker
Robert Green, letter carrier
Thomas William Harle, surgeon and druggist
Mr. William Harley
Mr. Edward Laird
Thomas Hassall, stationer, Post Office
Charles Hicks and Edward Hicks, maltster and hop merchant
Henry Hockley, relieving officer
James Hutley, gardener and seedsman
Mrs. Martha Lindsell
William Fuller Maitland, Esq., Stansted House
James Mitchell, staioner and toy dealer
Mr. James Mumford
Mrs. E. Tripp
George Neville, station master
Arthur Nockolds, auctioneer and land surveyor
John Austin Nockolds, land agent and surveyor, Woodhouse
John Osborne, hair dresser
Sarah Peacock, clothes dealer
James Pilgram, glover
Mrs. Charlotte Rainsford, Hargrove Lodge
George Raven, brewer, etc.
Mr. John Raven, Grove Hill
William Raymont, corn merchant
Charles Salmon, baker
William Sanders, watch maker and ironmonger
Robert Scott, police inspector
Thomas Scott, parish clerk
Mary Sealey, letter carrier
John Snow, bricklayer
Rev. Josias Torriana M.A., vicar and rural dean
Charles James Welch, gentleman, Pines Hill
George Welch, surgeon and superintendent registrar of Bishop Stortford Union
Samuel Welch, surgeon
Rev. John White (Independent Minister)
Mr. Thomas Wilson
Joshua Clark, Bentfield End
Edmund Cornell, High Lane
Thomas Griggs, Burton End
Charles Hicks, Bentfield Place
William Parris (and maltster,) Burton Bower
Edridge Peter Phillips
Charles Spencer, Bentfield Bury
Samuel Spencer, Norman House
John Storry, Bury Lodge
John Tyler (brick maker,) Brick House
Matthew Woodley, maltster, corn merchant and high constable
Inns and Taverns.
George Clark, Bell (and horse dealer)
William Pickford, King's Arms
Thomas Lyles Titchmarsh, Rose and Crown
George Sanders, Three Colts (and coach builder)
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George Levey, pig dealer
Boot and Shoe Makers.
John H. Sanders
George Little and William Little
Grocers and Drapers.
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