History of Woodham Ferrers

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Woodham Ferrers.
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History of Woodham Ferrers >> 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.

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John Hedgeley, jun., victualler, Bell
William Hills, shoemaker
James Hills, victualler, Whalebone
Rev. Jonathan Price, (Independent)
Sarah Perkins, National Schools
Rev. Summerton Tudor, curate
Thomas Wright, parish clerk and carrier

Beer Houses.
Sarah Duffield
Elizabeth Folkes

Thomas Blanks
Sarah Foster (and wheelwright)

Thomas Dennis
Joe Watts

William Cook
Isaiah Perkins

Charles Bornes
John Hedgeley (and saddler)
James Saunders
Francis Walden

Jonathan Beard, Brazils
Josiah Bentall, Lodge
William Dennis (Executors of), Hall
Thomas Faukner, Brockman's
John Green, Creephedge Lane
George Hart, Ilgars
Thomas Hawes, Charity Farm
Thomas Joice, Hoblacks
Benjamin King, Edwin's Hall
Robert Lawrence, Joseph Lawrence, Brock
John Lewis, Nuttings
Simon Main (Executors of), Champions
Thomas Oddy, Pentlands
John Pertwee, Hamberts
James Pertwee, Fen
William Straight (Executors of)
James Trussell

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Woodham Ferrers - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Woodham Ferrers - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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