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History of Steeple Bumpstead >> White's Directory 1848
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:
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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Mr. Stephen Balls
Miss S. Allen
Mary Ann Barker and Lucy Barker, milliners and dressmakers
Edward Bowyer, butcher
Alexander Brown, surgeon
Thomas Bunting, sexton
Rev. Josiah Chapman (Independent)
William Cocke, land steward
John Crick, cooper
George Dare, coal and corn dealer
Frederick Charles Fitch, auctioneer, etc.
Miss Mary Fitch
Phoebe Fitch, boarding school
Mrs. Ann French, Clay House
George William Gent Esq., Moynes Park
Giles Hazelwood, clock and watch maker
Arthur Hanch, confectioner, etc.
Mrs. Mary Hornsey
Charles Robert Hoy and John Hoy, basket makers
William Humphrey, wheelwright
Ann Jackson, victualler, Red Lion
Rev. Carston Dirs Kebbel B.A., curate
James Samuel, hairdresser
James Suckling, rope and twine manufacturer
John Suckling and William Suckling, saddlers
Rev. Jonathan Townley, Vicarage
Jacob Sparrow Watts, victualler, Fox and Hounds
John Woodham, church clerk
Misses Martha Woolnough, Anna Woolnough
Peter Baines, Little Waltons
Josiah Beddall, Rylands
Peter Coe, Old Park
Rist Cole, Latchleys
John George Colman, Garlands
Frederick Charles Fitch, Old Hall
Daniel Charles Pannell, Blois
Charlotte Payne, Great Waltons
Joseph Robinson, Brick House
Thomas Smith (and brick maker,) Smith Green
John Willett, Lower House
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Frederick Charles Fitch
Grocers and Drapers.
Frederick L. Prime, (and druggist)
Thomas Smoothy and James Smoothy
Straw Hat Makers.
Mary Ann Jackson
John T. Gunn
John Gunn and Alfred Gunn
Robert Willis, to Cambridge every Friday.
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