High Street, Tollesbury, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Tollesbury >> 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.
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Rev. Thomas Carter (Independent)
James Clarke, drill owner
Benjamin Cook, assistant overseer
Rev. John Collins M.A., curate
Robert Dodd, decoyman
Joseph Emery, gardener
Eliza Frost, victualler, Plough and Sail
Rev. Robert Ibbotson Henshaw M.A., vicar
Samuel Howe, saddler
William Hume, victualler, Plough, Oakley Hill
Sarah Lewis, schoolmistress
Thomas Neville, blacksmith
Rosetta Payne, victualler, King's Head
William Payne, butcher
C. Reardon, straw hat maker
Abraham Rice, parish clerk
Joseph Weaver, tailor and carrier
William Wyatt, bricklayer
Thomas Beckwith, The Wick
John Bourne, Mill Farm
John Lay Bygrave, Lodge
Joseph Dennis, Oakley Green
Robert Emson, Osbournes
W.H. Fairhead, Hall and Little Totham
Joseph Foster, Old Hall and Witham
Jeffrey Gardiner, Rolls and Prentices
John Gardiner, Rolls and Prentices
Pearson Golding, Bouchier's Lodge
Joseph Hume, Heath
John Joseph Mechi, Tiptree Hall
Joseph Page (and Tolleshunt D'Arcy)
John Readhouse, Profitts
George Root, Bouchier's Hall
Joseph Saddler, Heath
Robert Seabrook (and Tolleshunt D'Arcy)
Richard Seabrook (and Tolleshunt D'Arcy)
Richard Solly, Bohun's Hall
John Walker (and Tolleshunt Major)
John Wass, Tiptree Heath
James Wilkin, Gorwell Hall
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Benjamin Bright, Heath
Jemima Crampin, Heath
George Howe, druggist
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