History of Shopland >> Inhabitants in 1848, 1863 and 1874
Philip Benton, farmer
Mrs. Simmons, farmer, Shopland Hall
Thomas Rickett, farmer
Thomas Wolton, farmer
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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Philip Benton, Esq., farmer, Beauahamps
Thomas Rickett, farmer, Hall
John Stallisbrass, farmer, Fox Hall
Samuel Peacock Wimmill, farmer, Botyllers
William Mumford, shopkeeper
John Wallis, parish clerk
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:
Luke Dilliway, farm bailiff to J.W. Stailibrass
William Holmes, shopkeeper
William Perry, farmer, Butlers
Thomas Rickett, Shopland Hall
James Wallace, parish clerk
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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Shopland - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Shopland - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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