History of Sturmer

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History of Sturmer >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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:


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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.

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Daniel Bowtle, shoemaker
Thomas Bowyer, blacksmith
Thomas Cowle, shopkeeper
Ann Dearsley, schoolmistress
Sargent Dillistone and John Dillistone, nursery and seedsmen and florist
Thomas Frost, fruit and dealer
Rev. William Hicks, rector and surrogate
Miss Harriet Purkis
Harry Purkis, Esq. (maltster,) Abbots
John Purkis Esq. (maltster,) Sturmer Hall
Rutland Ruse, saddler and shopkeeper
Joseph Skelton, shoemaker
Charles Smith, farmer, Copse Hall
Radcliffe Pearl Todd, Esq., Woodland Green
Mary Turner, victualler, Red Lion
Stephen Walliker, carpenter

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Sturmer - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Sturmer - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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