History of Fordham
Three Horseshoes P.H, Fordham
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History of Fordham >> 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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All Saints' Church, Fordham
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William Beard, farm bailiff
Oliver Bull, victualler, Horse Shoes
Emily Ellis, schoolmistress
William Page Everitt, carrier
Sarah Frost, schoolmistress
Rev. William Harvey Herring, B.A., rector
William Osborne, victualler, Shoulder of Mutton
James Steel, parish clerk
Rev. Francis Albert Warmington
Thomas Arnold, and wheelwright
Bull and Bush
James Mercer Green
Thomas Cant, and butcher
Mrs. M.A. Green
Joseph Green, Hall
Abraham Diss, and bricklayer
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Fordham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Fordham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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