History of Wendens Ambo
Church Street, Wendens Ambo.
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History of Wendens Ambo >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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William Barker, boot and shoemaker
Thomas Cowell, boot and shoemaker
William Havers, shopkeeper
John Holland, corn miller
Allen Hunt, victualler, Fighting Cocks
Rev. John Jackson, M.A., Vicarage
Mr William Nicholson
Mr George Webb
Job Reeve, parish clerk
Stephen Robinson, gent., Trout Hall
George John Saich, victualler, Nevilles Arms
George Savill, victualler, Sell
William Saward, Audley- End Station
William Thomas, blacksmith
Thomas Cornwell, Wenden Hall
William Cornwell, Wenden Playe
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Wendens Ambo - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Wendens Ambo - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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