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History of Terling >> 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. 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.

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Hon. Lord Rayleigh, Terling Place
Miss Emily Anne Strutt, Terling Place
Edmund Ardley, cooper and shopkeeper
Philip Ardley, blacksmith and machine owner and repairer
Adam Aves, shopkeeper
Samuel Butcher, shoe maker and shopkeeper
Henry Cawdron, schoolmaster
Robert Ellis, Esq.
Isaac Blyth, gent.
Arthur Boot Goodday, Esq., New House
Mrs. Lydia Harris, blacksmith
Rev. F. T. Hill, M.A. vicar
Walter Marshall, shoemaker
Thomas Middleditch, beer retailer
Rev. Francis Read Moore, (Independent).
James Pearson, parish clerk
Charles Richardson, steward to Lord Rayleigh
George Robinson, tailor, etc.
John Smith, victualler, Rayleigh Arms
James South, shopkeeper and carter
Sampson Steel, butcher and dealer
James Taylor, wheelwright
Joseph Turner, bricklayer
Henry Turner, carpenter
Charles Walford, shopkeeper

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George William Bolton, Leelands
John Church
Robert Balls
John Cottis, and maltster and beerhouse
John Cousins
Mrs. M.A. Felton
John Lewis
Walter Luff
John Loker, plough agent, etc.
John Smith
John Wood

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

Terling - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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