History of Theydon Garnon
Theydon Oak PH, Theydon Garnon.
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History of Theydon Garnon >> 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.
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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Alfred Alfred, gentleman
John Burden, shopkeeper and smith
Hon. A.F. Capel, Thoydon House
Edward Champness, master of Epping Union Workhouse
Mary Crabb, shopkeeper
Rev. Cavendish Foster B.A., rector
Thomas Gould, beer seller
Susan Hampton, victualler, Merry Fiddlers
Richard Archer Houblon, Esq., and Mrs. Ann Houblon, Coopersale House
Alice Jeffrey, matron, Workhouse
Edmund Law, grocer
William Coxhead Marsh, Esq., Park Hall
Isaac Pain, beerseller
George Palmer, schoolmaster
Peter Savill, schoolmaster and parish clerk
Sir P. Buckworth Soame, Bart.
John Styles, brickmaker
J.C. Whiteman, Esq., The Grove
Samuel Wood, gardener
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Theydon Garnon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Theydon Garnon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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