Dog Inn, Wethersfield, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Wethersfield >> 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. John Henry Cadoux (Independent)
Richard Chaplin, straw and tuscan plat maker
James Cook, higgler
James Cornell, basket maker
Charles Crawley, relieving officer and registrar
John Freestone, steward, Brook Farm
Thomas Hasler, tailor and draper
Thomas Hutton, veterinary surgeon
John Jones, gentleman
Frederick Kiddy, watch and clock maker
Mr. Charles Livermore, Grey's
Rev. Charles Alfred L'Oste
James Metson, jobber
Susan Mountford, straw plat school
Richard Peachey, tinner and brazier
Mr. Andrew Phillips
Thomas Raven, common brewer
John Rogers, cutler, jeweller, and stationer
Edmund Salmon, gentleman
William Sandle, Esq., Wethersfield Place
Frederick Smee, parish clerk
Richard Spurge, hair dresser
Thomas Trollope, surgeon, Wethersfield Hall
William Unwin, cooper
Thomas White, Esq., Wethersfield Manor House
Isaac Adams, Spicer's
Hannah Brighten, Grey's Farm
Robert William Brand, Pouches
John Burder, Great Codham Hall
Sarah Burder, Little Codham Hall
James Carter, Saffron Farm
Joseph Cornell, Summer's Hall
Christopher Davey, Dan Vales
Joseph Fitch, Codham Mill
Samuel Fitch, Pattens
John French, Glebe Farm
Samuel Hardy, School Green
William Hitching, Hooks
Thomas Legerton, Hoggs Hall
Henry Quye Ling, Elms
Henry Metson, Wright's
John Mott, Codham Little Park
Thomas Mott, Wavers
William Owers, Wright's
William Parmenter and Samuel Parmenter, Woolmers
Joseph Rayner, Wright's
Louisa Steward, Baker's
Inns and Taverns.
Thomas Smee, Bull
James Dale, Cock
William Shead, Dog
Martha Jones, Red Lion
Boot and Shoe Makers.
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Thomas Carder and Joseph Carder
Gardeners and Seed Growers.
Grocers and Drapers.
Painters, Plumbers and Glaziers.
Straw Hat Makers.
George Skingley and Robert Skingley
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