History of Takeley
Green Man PH, Takeley, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Takeley >> 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.
Please note, however, that the 1851 census returns for Takeley are missing from the census returns at the Public Record Office.
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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Those marked + are in Hatfield Broad Oak parish
+ John Bird and Edward Bird, carpenters,
Rev. Vicesimus Knox Child M.A., vicar
Thomas Chopping, victualler, Green Man
Samuel Clarke, corn miller, etc.
Richard Flack, butcher
+ Rev. John Hanson, (Independent minister)
Robert Lambert, Post-office
Thomas Lambert, tailor and draper
Peter Pallett, sexton
Isaac Piper, corn miller
Mr. William Poole, Smith's Green; (and goldsmith in London)
John Potter, coal dealer, etc.
Joseph Prior, cart owner
Mrs. W. Robe, Frog's Hall
John Speller, victualler, Rein Deer
James Staines, victualler, Three Horse Shoes
Mary Ann Tomlin, schoolmistress
William Robert Warren, clothier and furniture broker
Henry Hall, pig dealer
+ John Perry
Boot and Shoemakers.
+ David Cook
Farmers (* are Owners).
* Henry Clarke
* George W. Elliot
Robert Garret, Jack's Green
Daniel Hockley, High House
* Julius Lawrence
* Thomas Mumford, Waltham Hall
Thomas Mumford, Warish Hall
Mumford A. T.
Mumford G. H.
Mumford H. E.
* Thomas Parkins
* Nicholas Patmore, Old House
William Patmore and J.I. Patmore
* Samuel Scott, Smith's Green
* Susan White
Grocers and Drapers.
+ Edward Bird
John James Rous
Robert Issac Willey
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Takeley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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