Red Lion PH, St Osyth, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of St Osyth >> 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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John Archer, wharfinger and miller
Samuel Groat, wharfinger and miller
Frederick Blyth, gentleman
John Clark, brazier and gunsmith
Mr. Martin Cook
Henry Crampin, schoolmaster
James Dean, gentleman
Thomas Fisher, gentleman
Misses Maria Dwyer and Fanny Dwyer
James Fisher, hair dresser, etc.
James Franklin, carrier
John Gilders, corn merchant, maltster, and brewer
Samuel Groat, corn miller, etc.
Mrs. Hardy, National School
John Harvey, Police Constable
George Jay, land steward, Priory
Jacon Joy, plumber, painter, etc.
Mr. A. Law
Ruth Minter, carrier
James Lilly, hosier, etc.
William Frederick Nassau, Esq., and John Nassau, Esq., St. Osyth Priory
James Newcomb, grocer and draper
Rev. John Norman M.A., curate
Henry Norman, veterinary surgeon
Thomas Pilbrow, coal and lime merchant and wharfinger
Charles Stevens, coast guard boatman, Stone Point Tower
Peter Thompson, coal merchant, maltster, ship owner, etc.
Mrs. Fanny Trimmell
Henry Rycroft Wilson, grocer, draper, and agent to Phoenix Fore Office
Inns and Taverns.
Abraham Bush, Flag Inn
Ireland Graham, King's Arms
James Norman, Red Lion, Post Office
Charles Warren, White Hart
Benjamin Baker, Duchess Farm
William Wilson Blyth, Park Farm
Carrington Wilson Blyth
Richard Dodson Cheveley, Warren
Edward Cole, Earls Hall
Thomas Cooper, Hampton Wick
Samuel Dean, St. Clere's Hall
Henry Ferris, Frowick Hall
James Glandfield, St. Osyth Wick
John Gray, Folly Farm
John Hempson, Willow Wick
Benjamin Jaggard, Cock's Farm
George Knight, Braziers
Henry Laws, Wigborough Wick
William Matson, Black House Wick
Elizabeth Skipper, Wire Hall
John Amos Thompson, Well Wick
Peter Thompson, Hill House
Frederick Vallance, Dolts and Mases
Kingh's Arms PH, St Osyth, c.1905Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Joseph Page (and beerhouse)
James Norman, jun.
Mrs. H. Eade
William Dunnett (and parish clerk)
Sarah Sloughgrove and John Sloughgrove
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