History of Woodham Walter
Woodham Walter, 1903
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Woodham Water >> 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.
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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Mr. Isaac Pledger
Rev. Guy Bryan M.A., rector, Rectory
Rev. William Bryan, curate, Rectory
Mrs. Bygrave, Earl's Cottage
William Chapman, shoemaker
Richard Davis, wheelwright
Joseph Gossett, carpenter, etc.
Christopher Harris, smith
J. Suckling, smith
Jane Todd, victualler, Bell
John Trussell, shopkeeper
Jane Warran, schoolmistress
Farmers (* are owners).
William Baker, Manor Farm
Mrs. Barritt, Guys
Frederick John Bell, Woodlands
* Martha Burchell, Ravens
John Fewell, Little London
George French, Bassetts
B.E. Livermore (and miller,) Retreat
* Robert Marriage (and miller,) Hoe Mill
* J.O. Parker, Esq., Oak and Warren
J.A. Piggot, West Bowers
Joseph Riley, (and miller,) Blue Mills
John Snow, The Lodge
Robert Tweed, Hoe Mill Farm
Jacob Wass Wright, Ashmans
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Woodham Walter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Woodham Walter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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