red Lion PH, Stebbing, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Stebbing >> White's Directory 1848
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Please note, however, that the 1851 census returns for Stebbing are missing from the census returns at the Public Record Office.
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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Marked 2 are at Bran-End; and 3 at Duck-End
William Barnard, sen., gentleman
2 Samuel Chopping, baker, miller, maltster, and brick maker
Richard Clarke, gentleman
Charles Cock, church clerk and schoolmaster
Thomas Davey, gentleman, Prospect Place
Rev. Matthew Dawson Duffield M.A., vicar, (and canon of Middleham), Vicarage
James Brooks Easton, surgeon
John William Faiers, cooper and turner
Misses Elizabeth Hounson, Anna M. Hounson, and Lucy Hounson
Henry Lewis, marine store dealer
2 Abraham Barnard Linsell, saddler
Robert Linsell, cattle dealer
Sarah Linsell, baker
Rev. Joseph Morrison (Indpt)
Mr. John Overall
Mr. Rd. Linsell
Joseph Thorne, machine owner
William Thorne, thatcher
Farmers (* are owners).
Robert Barnard, White House
William Barnard jun., (maltster,) Holts
* Robert Batsford, Tyler's Green
Alfred Byford, Hill Farm
Joseph Carter, Duck End
Samuel Chopping, Bran-End
* Joseph Clark Esq, Porter's Hall
Samson Clarke, Parsonage
William Davey, Church Farm
Joseph Dixon, (Exors. of,) Town Mill
James Gould, Bacons
Charles Hitching, Williams
William Hockley, (maltster,) Cowlands
Sarah Lewsey, White Hart Farm
Charles Messent, (and brewer)
George Metson, Lubber Hedge
Robert Metson, Stones Farm
Thomas Metson, Tollesbury
Samuel Rawlinson, Brick Kiln
William Hobby Rawlinson, Binns
James Shuttlewood, Tyler's Green
* Ann Smith, Stebbing Green
Joseph Smith, White Hart Farm
William Smith, Poplars
John Tarbert, Lucas Farm
John Tarbert jun., Yew Tree
William Wallis, Tann Office
Joseph Whitehead, Tanner and Martin's
* James Webb Willis Esq., Stebbing Park.
Inns and Taverns.
Henry Marriott Bell,(saddler)
Green Man, Robert Linsell, Bran-End
King's Head, John Harrington
Red Lion, John Harvey
White Hart, William Messent
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3 John Smith
3 John Barker
2 Mary Farrow
Boot and Shoemaker.
3 Esdras Gowers
2 Thomas Cross
William Alexander King
2 Samuel Chopping
Joseph Dixon, (Exors of)
2 Elizabeth Cross
3 Samuel Bambridge
2 Charles Metson
James Bavins, to London, Thur.
William Lewis, to Braintree, Fri.
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