History of Stanway
Part of the former Lexdon and Winstree Union Workhouse.
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History of Stanway >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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Henry Bentley Arthy, veterinary surgeon
George Henry Bore, surgeon
Samuel Bright, wheelwright and blacksmith
Joseph Broyd, beerhouse
George De Home, Esq., Stanway Hall
Mr Daniel Gull, Stanway Villa
Daniel Gull, jun., victualler White Hart
Golden Holland, victualler, Swan Inn
Samuel Houlding, relieving officer and registrar
Thomas Hutton, carpenter
Rev. Henry Jenkins, B.D., Rectory
William Kingsbury and Mrs., master and matron of Lexden and Winstree Union Workhouse
Mrs. Mary Lithgow
Mrs. Mary Clay
William Miller, beerhouse
William Nisbett, butcher
Thomas Ramplin, boot and shoe maker
John Robert Rusher, shoemaker
Mr Robert Shearman, Stanway Villa
Miss Eliza Stony, schoolmistress
Jacob Verlander, gent., Stanway Cottage
James Samuel Bond
George Kemp Bridge
Charles Josselyn, Belhouse
Misses Lucy Miles and Sarah Miles
Henry Woodward, Hall Farm
Stanway All Saints, Including Bottle End, etc.
Rev. John Dolby, M.A., incumbent
Rev. Goodeve Harrison and Miss M. J. Harrison, Olivers
Mr Robert Hunt
Mr Robert Keyes, Brickwall
Joseph King, shopkeeper
Edward Ponder, beerhouse
Richard Ponder, carpenter
Thomas Joseph Turner, Esq., Little Olivers
Timothy Wagstaff, shopkeeper and miller
William Folkard, Walnut Farm
George Grimwood, Shrub End
George Prentice, Oliver's Farm
John Root, Gosbecks
Mrs Sorrell, Magdalen Farm
Lexden All Saints.
Miss M.A. Hankin, schoolmistress
William Hockley, bricklayer
Elizabeth Norfolk, victualler, Berechurch Arms
George Phillips, farmer
Mr James Polley
Robert Scott, farmer
William Smith, victualler, Leather Bottle
Samuel Tampion, blacksmith
William Wade, sexton, and William Wade jun., clerk
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Stanway - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stanway - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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