High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze c.1900.
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History of Walton-on-the-Naze >> Kelly's Directory 1895
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1895 directory is the 1891 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.
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.
High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze
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Walton on the Naze - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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