North Street, Tillingham, c.1950Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Tillingham >> White's Directory 1863
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:
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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Henry Argent, blacksmith
Thomas Aylett, wheelwright
Robert Baxter blacksmith and wheelwright
Henry Brooke and Mrs., National Schools
Henry Brooke, M.O.P. and Music Doctor, organist, etc.
William Coote, marine store dealer
Henry Dawkins, policeman
John Downes, machine owner
Joseph Dowsett, bricklayer
Edward Drew, bricklayer
Rev. Charles Sweet Escott, B.A., vicar
Frederick Gange, M.D., and surgeon
William Harris, bricklayer and builder
James Hicks, rat catcher, etc.
Henry Hubbard, marine store dealer
Siric Hughes, carpenter
Ainger Nicholls, rat catcher
Miss Clarissa Osborne, Post Office
John Osborne, parish clerk
John William Osborne, plumber, ande.
Mrs Mary Payne, schoolmistress
Miss Hannah Playle, milliner
William Pond, carrier
Sarah Powell and Isaac Powell, saddlers
William Raven, machine owner
James Rodda, carpenter, plumber, etc.
William Spurgin, farm bailiff
Joseph Thompson, clothier, etc.
Rev. George Wesley (Baptist)
Inns and Taverns.
Cap and Feather, John Harrison, turner
Cock, Lydia Pearson
Swan, Charles Collins, carpenter
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William Attenborough; h Dengie
James Cracknell, Marsh House
James Cracknell, jun., West Hyde
Henry George Crabbe, Hall
John Hailes, jun., Sampsons
Mrs. Mary Jackson, Mark's Farm
Orwell Peacock, Blackbirds
Samuel Poynter, High House
John Stowers, Bridgmans
John Turner, Hill Farm
John Laver Willes and Robert Reddings
Boot and Shoe Makers.
Clark Cooper, and tailor, etc.
Mrs D. Creasey
Stephen Hart, and draper
Straw Hat Makers.
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Tillingham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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