History of Tilty

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St Mary the Virgin's Church, Tilty.
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History of Tilty >> Inhabitants in 1848 and 1874

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants

Samuel Fitch, farmer
Mrs. Elizabeth Barnard, farmer, Cold Arbour
Joseph Lawrence farmer, Tilty Grange
John Randall, Tilty Hill
James Barker, parish clerk

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:

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Please note, however, that the 1851 census returns for Tilty are missing from the census returns at the Public Record Office.

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.

You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

W. Battyl, farmer, Cold Harbour
George Barker, parish clerk
John Brand, miller; h. Broxted
Rev. William Gibson, incumbent
Joseph Lawrence, farmer, Grange
John Randall, farmer, Hall

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:

Ancestry.co.uk

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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.

You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

Rev. William Gibson, B.A., vicar
Mrs. Lawrence, farmer, Tilty Grange
John Butcher, hurdle maker
William Battle, farmer, Cold Harbour
John Randall, farmer, Tilty Hall
Hofgaard Smith, farmer and miller

If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:

Ancestry.co.uk

Genes Reunited

Find my past

The Genealogist

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.

You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.

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Tilty Abbey
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Tilty - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Tilty - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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