Lower Street, Stansted Mountfitchet, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Stansted Mountfitchet >> White's Directory 1863
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:
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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William Bacon, furniture dealer, etc.
William Bedlow, wheelwright, etc.
Misses Bedlow, milliners, etc.
William Anthony Boast, music professor
Catherine Bond, furniture dealer etc.
Thomas Chambers, Esq., Croft House
John Chappel, postman
Alexander Brown Clarke, maltster and corn factor
Rev. Daniel Davies (Independent)
John Dennison, station master
Benjamin Grange, machine maker
Thomas Hassall, stationer, Post Office
Sidney Haynes, surgeon
Rev. Henry Herring, Woodhouse
Charles Hicks and Edward Hicks, maltsters, etc.
Henry Hockley, relieving officer and registrar
Henry Jay, saddler and parish clerk
Major John Morton Jeffery, Thremhall Hill
George Levey, horse dealer
Rev. Thomas Garnham Luard, B.A., vicar
William Fuller Maitland, Esq., Stansted House
James Mumford, brewer
Arthur Nockolds, auctioneer, etc.
James Norris, basket maker and fancy depot
John Osborne, hair dresser
James Pilgram, glover
Miss Ann Pledger
Hillary Ratcliff Potter, plumber, painter, etc.
Sophia Potts, milliner
Mary Hannah Ratcliff, plumber, etc.
Mr George Ridge
Charles Salmon, baker, etc.
William Sanders, watchmaker. and irofimngr
Sarah Sawkins, druggist
John Henry Snow, lime burner
George Snow, bricklayer
Rhoda Speller, saddler, etc.
Henry Vincent, Esq., Vineyard
Mrs G. Weatherhead
Charles James Welch, Esq.. Pine-Hill
George Welch, surgeon Supt. regri
Samuel Welch, surgeon
William Wiffen, corn factor
Matthew Woodley, corn factor
Alfred Hicks, Grove Hill
Charles Hicks, jun., Bentfield Green
William Parris , and maltster
John William Patmore, Priory
Charles Spencer, Norman House
Spencer Edward, Bentfieldbury
Henry Trigg, Bury Lodge
Inns and Taverns.
Bell, Susannah. Clark
Kings Arms, Charlotte Russell
Rose and Crown, Samuel Gilby
Three Colts, Mary Sanders
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Mrs Mary Boast
Mr Bourne and Mrs
Mrs Mary Green
Angna Osborne .
Mrs Wallis and Miss Langdon
Boot and Shoemakers.
Thomas William Brand
Grocers and Bakers.
Green and Marsh
John.Martin and G. Martin
William Lord Pavitt
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Stansted Mountfitchet - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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