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History of Stock >> 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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+ are landowners
Mrs. and Miss Claric
Henry Croyden , relieving officer and registrar
Captain E. B. Durham, Stock Lodge
Rev. Edward. John Edison, M.A., Rectory
Edward Hearn, police officer
Henry Henderson, gardener and parish clerk
John Hewitt, painter, plumber, etc.
G. Makings, saddler
Arthur McHoll, druggist, etc.
Rev. Charles Peach, curate
Joan Pertwee, corn miller
John Warner, wheelwright and coach builder
Joseph West, school teacher
Mr. Thomas Wood
+ Mr Jordan
+ William Moss
William Wright, Crondon Park
Inns and Taverns.
Cock, Harry Offord
King's Head, James Jordan
Joseph West and Mrs.
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