History of Tendring

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History of Tendring >> 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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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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Charles Ball, parish clerk
John Bones, Mary Ann Bones, miller and baker
John Cardinall Esq., Manor House
Rev. John Chapman M.A., rector
Harman Harris and Mrs, master and mistress, Workhouse
Charles Mash, wheelwright
Margaret Masterman, schoolmistress
Thomas Newcomb, victualler, Crown
William Plumb, Workhouse School
William Sargeant, blacksmith
Solomon Smith, swine dealer
Thomas Smith, policeman
Lieutenant John Vesey, Cottage

William Burt
James Ansell
Francis Cooper (and butcher)
Giles Cutting
Clementina Fox
Samuel Dennis, Pilcocks
John Finer, Grove House
John Girling, Hannams Hall
Daniel Hammond (maltster)
James Hardy, Stump Hall
Robert Hardy Esq., land agent, Tendring Hall
William Mash
James Sorell
Robert Page, Bretts Hall
Ann Parmenter, Glebe Farm
Joseph Sorrell (and cattle dealer)
Robert Sizer
Joseph Watson
John Thompson, Brocketts Hall
Robert Thompson Esq., Old Hall

Beer Houses.
William Crampin (and carpenter)
Mark Fox

Grocers etc.
Nathaniel Blowers
Henry Mash (and draper)
Robert Sizer
John Wagstaff
John Wilby

Thomas Askew
William Butcher

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

Tendring - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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