History of Little Wigborough
Copt Hall, Little Wigborough
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History of Little Wigborough >> Inhabitants in 1848 and 1874
White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants
Edward Harvey, Esq., Copt Hall
Edward Bean, farmer, of Peldon
Mary Thorrington, farmer
William Byford, parish clerk and beerhouse keeper.
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.
White's Directory of Essex 1863
Charles Carter, Copt Hall Farm
Mrs. Mary Thorrington
Charles Cock, of West Mersea
Isaac Abbott, parish clerk
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.
Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.
Challis Charter, farmer, Copt Hall
John Reuben Cock, farmer
John Wright, farmer
William Penn, parish clerk
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, he nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census.
Note: the directories list 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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
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