History of Bradfield
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History of Bradfield >> 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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Lewis Agassiz, Esq., Stour Lodge
Edward Bloom, saddler, etc.
John Carter, rat catcher, etc.
Mrs Ann Cocksedge, National School
Mrs Ann Constable, White House
Charles Cousins, tailor and parish clerk
Patrick Darnells, corn miller, and at Harwich
Mrs Sarah Ann Eagle, Rose Cottage
John Gooch, thatcher
Joseph Goss, butcher
James Harrison, station master
Rev. Edward Hayne, D.D., vicar, Vicarage
Robert Kerridge wheelwright and beerhouse
William Henry Nunn, blacksmith
Dixey Polley, gardener
Francis Puxley, brickmaker
William Smith, victualler, Pough
Mrs J. Sparrow, market gardener
Charles Tweed, post master
John Webber, farm bailiff
Robert Brown, and corn miller and merchant
Joseph Bullimer, Brox and Bruces
Gainsbrough Ballimer, Malting House
James English, and butcher
James Fearis, Nether Hall
William Garnard, Street Farm
John Hellen Green, Hall
John Green, Rag Marsh
James Hardy, Jagues Hall
George Davy Hempson, Lodge
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C. Byford, and butcher
S. Cracknell, and butcher
Boot and Shoemakers.
T. Cutting, and painter
John Scott Bacon
R. Edwards, and draper
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