History of Fingringhoe
Whalebone Inn, Fingringhoe, c.1960
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History of Fingringhoe >> 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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Joseph Fookes, smith and parish clerk
John Gunner, relieving officer
George Hellen, miller (and Aldham)
Thomas Jennings, shoemaker
Rev. John Leir B.A., vicar
John Mann, gentleman
James Payne, victualler, Whalebone
Mrs. Robinson, gentlewoman
William Shead, carpenter and builder
Mrs. Simson, gentlewoman, Hall
Charles Wade, wheelwright
Daniel Abbott Green
Benjamin Page, West House
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William Henry Stone
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Fingringhoe - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Fingringhoe - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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