History of Thundersley

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Hart Road, Thundersley, c.1960
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History of Thundersley >> 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.

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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Mrs Sarah Eckworth, victualler, White Hart
Samuel Harrod, grocer, etc.
Miss Maclean, schoolmistress
Peter Pennanter, parish clerk
Rev. Elijah Edward Baylee Salisbury, B.D., curate, Rectory
Mrs Elizabeth Sexton, West Cottage
Samuel Shelley, wheelwright and smith
Henry Thorne, blacksmith
Jeremiah Webb, farm bailiff
Zachariah Wiltshire, beerhouse

William Belcham
Francis Belcham
William Samuel Dean
George Harvey
Isaiah Brown, Claydons
Francis James, Dawes Heath
William Mayn
George Peacock
James Pratt, Harlands
Mrs Pratt
William Shaw
Henry Scudder
William Thorrington
John Woollings, Brambles Hall

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

Thundersley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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