History of Tendring
St. Edmund's Church, Tendring
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History of Tendring >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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William Balls, corn miller and dealer
Charles Balls, corn dealer and parish clerk
Miss C. Fox
Edward Bones, baker and shopkeeper
John Cardinall, Esq.,and Miss. Manor House
Rev. John Mitchel Chapman, M.A., rector
Caleb Cole, bricklayer
John Day, brewer and maltster
Henry Gardner, batcher
Henry Halliday and Mrs, master and matron of the Union Workhouse
George Benjamin Hamblin, Workhouse School
Robert Hardy, Esq., land agent, etc., Tendring Hall
Miss Emma Jowers, schoolmistress
John Kemp, police officer
George Lait, thatcher
Ambrose Lowe, cattle salesman, etc., Bretts Hall
Charles Mash, wheelwright, Post Office
Miss Blanch Rowley
Williarn Sargeant, blacksmith and victualler, Crown
Solomon Smith, swine dealer
William David Tracy, baker and shopkeeper
Lieut. John, Vesey, R.N., Cottage
Thomas Wagstaff, brewer
William Green, Hannam's Hall
Ambrose Low, Brett's Hall
John Smith and Amos Smith
Joseph Sorrell, jun.
John Thompson, Brocketts Hall
Robert Thompson, Esq. Old Hall
Mrs Rhonda Fox
Boot and Shoemakers.
Samuel Crampin, and beerhouse
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Tendring - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Tendring - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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