History of Woodham Ferrers
Ilgar's Manor, Woodham Ferrers.
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History of Woodham Ferrers >> 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.
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James Gigney, harness maker
Robert Keeble, corn miller
Mrs. Susan Perkins, schoolmistress
Rev. Robert St. John Shirreff, M.A., rector
Thomas Wright, butcher, carrier, and parish clerk
Farmers. (* are Owners.)
Frederick Barker, Hamberts
* Jonathan Beard, Brazils
George Death, Hollands
Charles Edward Hamilton, Birkett's
* George Hart, Ilgars
Thomas Hawes, Charity Farm
Benjamin King, Edwin's Hall
Thomas Main, Champions
Thomas Oddy, Pentlands
* Albert Pertwee, Fen Farm
* Henry Pertwee, Wic Khams
Jeremiah Pledger (and Little Baddow)
James Reiley, Lodge
Inns and Taverns.
Bell, George Rayner
W. Pond, baker
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