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History of Steeple >> 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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Mrs Mary Andrews, shopkeeper
Cornelius Bryant, barge owner
John Carter, grocer and draper
James Chapman, marine store dealer
Edward Cole, parish, clerk
Rev. Thomas Cresswell, B.A., vicar
William Dean, saddler, etc.
George Dixey, butcher and Vict. Star
George Goshawk, beerhouse
Mrs Mary Ann Hewett, victualler, Sun and Anchor:
Miss M. Sockett, schoolmistress
Henry Stevens, shopkeeper
Thomas Theedam, bailiff to Richard Solly, Esq., Stangate Abbey
William Willis, thatcher and beerhouse
Edward Blanks, and wheelwright
Robert Attenborough, Hall
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