History of Stondon Massey
St.Peter and St.Paul's Church, Stondon Massey
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History of Stondon Massey >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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Harriet Bailey, schoolmistress
John Gann, victualler, Bricklayers' Arms
Philip Herman Meyer, Esq., Stondon Place
William Rainbird, gamekeeper
Rev. Edward James Reeve, M.A., rector
William Sawkins, blacksmith
Robert Smith, poulterer
James Storey, shopkeeper
Richard Wren, shoemaker
William Wren, parish clerk
Mrs Frances Collyer
Thomas Gann, wheelwright and shopkeeper
James French, Stondon Hall
William Page, Stondon Villa,
James Webb, jun.
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Stondon Massey - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stondon Massey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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