History of Tolleshunt D'arcy
Former Red Lion PH, Tolleshunt D'arcy.
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History of Tolleshunt D'arcy >> White's Directory 1848
White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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James William Blaxall, baker
Thomas Cobb, pork butcher
James Cockett, victualler, Queen's Head
John Dawson, surgeon
Rev. Joseph Charles Driffield M.A., vicar
William Gardner, retail brewer
John Gooch, parish clerk
Richard Holding, cattle dealer
Mary Hughes, dress maker
John Hume, beerhouse
James Last, wheelwright
John Mann, victualler, Red Lion
Francis Martin, watchmaker
John Mayne, cooper, (and Kelvedon)
Lawrence Otway, veterinary surgeon
William Orway, relieving officer
Orbell Page, smith, wheelwright and coach builder
Joshua Sargeant, machine maker
Edmund Whitfield, surgeon
Farmers (* are owners).
Caroline Argent, White House
* John Bunting, sen. and jun., Tolleshunt
Frederick Cocks, Groves
* John Tudwick Fenn
Robert France, Freme
Francis Gardner (and maltster)
James Martin, Laurel
John Mott, Lanbrokes
Joseph Page, The Hyde
Henry Perry, Brook House
Joseph Sanders, Skinner's Wick
* Richard Seabrook, (butcher,) Street
* Robert Seabrook
* Sarah Seabrook
William Wakeline, cattle dealer
Thomas Ward, Sparrow Hawkes
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