History of Wicken Bonhunt

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Former Coach and Horses PH (now a Thai restaurant), Wicken Bonhunt
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History of Wicken Bonhunt >> 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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John Brooks, shopkeeper
Rev. Charles George M.A., rector
Joseph Martin, gentleman, Brick House
James Turner, rope maker, and beerhouse

Farmers.
James Brooks
Thomas Glasscock
Anthony Gayford, Wicken Hall
Frederick Miller, (and miller,) Bonhunt
Charles Stock
Joshua Miller

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Essex Standard Newspaper

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Wicken Bonhunt - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Wicken Bonhunt - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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