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History of Stow Maries >> 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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George Bright, beerseller
Rev. Harvey Atkins Browne, M.A., Rectory
Mrs Mary Chalk, schoolmistress
William Davis, parish clerk
Thomas Dennis, butcher
Luke Ewers, carpenter
John Forster, currier
Reed William Izard blacksmith, etc.
George Keyes, boot and shoe maker
Robert Last, plumber, painter, etc.
Samuel Pond, wheelwright
Edward Pond, baker and shopkeeper
Allan Stoneham Auger, Little Witmans
Charles Carter, Great Hayes
George Carter; h Danbury
W. W. Ewing and P. Rutt of Purleigh
Thomas Foulkes, Martin's
Charles Theedam, Great Withans
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Stow Maries - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stow Maries - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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