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History of Weeley >> 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. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:


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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.

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Thomas Bacon, beerhouse keeper
Robert Bloom, saddler, etc.
Edward Blowers, nursery and seedman
Mr. Thomas Downing Brooks, and Mrs. L. Brooks
Thomas Cannon, wheelwright and smith
Lieutenant Charles Daines
William Deeves, blacksmith
Robert Goodchild, victualler, Black Boy
Thomas Greenwood, corn miller
Martin Gunn, tailor
Thomas Hayhow, chimney sweeper
Ellis Hibble, schoolmaster
Shadrach John Holby, saddler, etc.
Hubert Holmes, wheelwright
Hannah Late, schoolmistress
John Lee, plumber, glazier, etc.
Jacob Manning, cattle dealer
Rev. Thomas Warren Mercer M.A., rector
George Pain, corn and seed merchant
Mr. James Rayner
John Ross, tailor and draper
John Smith, brick and tile maker
Mrs. Jessy Weeley, John Weeley Esq.

Boot and Shoe Makers.
James Allison
James Mills
Francis Palmer

Thomas Ablitt
William Webb

John Bones
James Gifford
John Matthews
Arthur May, Gutridge Hall
James Mills
Isaac Moles
Alfred Newson
John Parmenter, New Hall
William Parson Partridge, Lodge
John Read
Jemima Ribban
Thomas Rout
John Sexton
John Smith
William Winney

Grocers etc.
John Scott Burls
Thomas Porter Lake
Samuel Marsh

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Weeley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Weeley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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