Tillingham, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Tillingham >> White's Directory 1848
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:
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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John Aylett, wheelwright
John Carter, schoolmaster
John Claydon, bricklayer
Charles Collins, carpenter
Mr. Thomas Collins
Clark Cooper, tailor
George Downes, machine owner
Joseph Dowsett, bricklayer
George Felton, plumber, painter, etc.
James Gates, policeman
William Hazelton, hairdresser
Isaac Hughes, carpenter, etc.
Elizabeth Osborn, druggist, Post Office
John Osborn, schoolmaster and parish clerk
John W. Osborn, plumber, painter, etc.
Sarah Powl, saddler, etc.
Rev. George Vigne B.A., Vicarage
John Wash, machine owner
Rev. George Wesley (Baptist)
George Maber Whimper, surgeon and registrar
John Wright, pig jobber and carrier
Inns and Taverns.
George Vinson, Cap and Feathers
Lydia Pearson, Cock
Charles Collins, Swan
William Attenborough, How
Thomas Babbs, Sansom's Farm
Andrew Chillingworth, Blackbirds
William Dines, East Hyde
James Hedgeley, Dotts and Melons
James Jackson, Leggatts
John Laver, (bailiff,) Grange
William Payne, Tillingham Hall
Samuel Poynter, jun., High House
William Radley, West Hyde
John Stowers, Bridgmans
John Turner, Hill Farm
John Laver Willes, Marsh House
Robert Henry Willes, Reddings Farm
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B. G. Peacock
Straw Hat Makers.
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Tillingham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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