History of West Bergholt
Queens Head PH, West Bergholt.
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History of West Bergholt >> 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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Thomas Daniell, brewer, maltster and coal merchant
Walter Garling, baker, etc.
Jeremiah Groves, pork butcher
Bailey Pittock, brewer, grocer, wheelwright and smith
Samuel Ratcliffe, victualler, White Hart
Moss Rose, blacksmith
George Thomas Sargeant, schoolmaster
James Seaborn, wheelwright and smith
Rev. Frederick Sims, B. A., rector
John Thompson Argent
Robert Bradbrook, Cook's Hall
Jacob Lambert, High Trees
Sophia Marchant and Mary Ann Marchant
Cutforth Sea Amory
John Ward, Hall
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West Bergholt - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
West Bergholt - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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