History of Takeley

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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. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:


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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

Samuel Clarke
Henry Hall, pig dealer
Thomas Lambert
John Stokes

Daniel Barltrop
Charles Brown
+ John Perry

Boot and Shoemakers.
William Bentley
William Chopping
+ David Cook
John Hayden
Benjamin Simmons
Robert Speller

Farmers (* are Owners).
John Chopping
* Henry Clarke
* George W. Elliot
Robert Garret, Jack's Green
Daniel Hockley, High House
Charles Hockley
* Julius Lawrence
John Marshall
Thomas Marshall
* 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
John Swan
* Susan White

Grocers and Drapers.
William Aylett
+ Edward Bird
John James Rous
Thomas Speller
John Stokes

William Heard
Robert Issac Willey

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

Takeley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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