History of Steeple
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History of Steeple >> 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.
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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James Andrews, shopkeepers
Roberts Babbs, valuer and appraiser of agricultural property
Cornelius Bryant, barge owner and beerhouse keeper
James Cole, butcher and parish clerk
Rev. Thomas Cresswell B.A., vicar
William Dean, saddler, etc.
George Dixey, butcher and victualler, Star
Robert Harlock, beerhouse
John Hewett, victualler, Sun Anchor
Sarah Nancy Hewett, grocer
Hannah Shuttleworth, schoolmistress
John Willis, thatcher and beerhouse
John Dines (and wheelwright)
Farmers. (* Baliffs only)
* Francis Clarke
* James Coote
* John Jacobs
Robert Laver, Chotes
* Philip White, Grange
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