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History of Takeley >> White's Directory 1863
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:
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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Judith Butcher, Molehill School
Samuel Clarke, corn miller
Richard Hack, butcher
Miss Emma Gunn, National School
Henry Hall, swine dealer
Rev. Henry Hardiman (Independent)
William Heard, wheelwright
Robert Lambert, postmaster
Thomas Lambert, tailor and draper
Peter Pallett, parish clerk
Isaac Piper, corn miller
John Potter, coal dealer
Rev. George Cressener Tufnell, M.A., Vicarage
Robert Isaac Willey, wheelwright
Inns and Taverns.
Four Ashes, Henry Cass
Green Man, Abraham Barnard Lindsell
Horse Shoes, James Staines
Reindeer, Mary Crush
William Wild, and tailor
Boot and Shoemakers.
George William Elliot
Joseph Dixon Legerton
Grocers and Drapers.
John George Bond
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Takeley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Takeley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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