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History of Stanway >> 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. 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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Marked * are at Bottle-End.

Henry Bentley Arthy, veterinary surgeon and victualler, Swan Inn
George Henry Bare, surgeon
John Batterham, baker
Enoch Bibby, harness maker, etc.
* William Bradbrook, shoemaker
* Richard Bradbrook, clerk of All Saints
Mr. John Brown, F.G.S. (geologist)
Mr. John Clay
Mr. Samuel Harvey
Thomas Cooper, master of Workhouse
George De Horne, Esq., Stanway Hall
* Rev. John Smith Dolby M.A., incumbent of All Saints
Daniel Gull, victualler, White Hart Inn
Rev. Goodeve Harrison, Olivers
Mrs. Hannah Hart, matron, Workhouse
Rev. Henry Jenkins B.D., Rectory
Joseph King, shoemaker
William King, toll collector
William Edward Languehaye, painter, etc., at Colchester
Richard Ponder, carpenter
* Thomas Robinson, gentleman
Thomas Saunders, registrar
* William Smith, victualler, Leather Bottle, (in Lexden parish)
Thomas Joseph Turner Esq., New Olivers

Thomas Cresswell
Thomas Ramplin

Edward Folkington
* Samuel Tampion

* William Bagg (and cattle dealer)
John Brown
Daniel Cowlin
William Folkard
Daniel Gull
Thomas Gulson
George Hart, Shreb
Robert Hunt, Magdalen farm
George Lithgow
Henry Lockwood, (and butcher)
William Maskell
Samuel Mills
Lucy Miles, Chitts hill
Benjamin Nott, Walnut farm
* John Root, Gosbecks
* Joseph Wenlock
Wright Mrs.

Thomas Gulson
John Lain
* John Mills
Thomas Ramplin

John Lewes
James Tiffen

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

Stanway - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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