History of Margaretting
St. Margaret's Church, Margaretting.
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History of Margaretting >> 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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James Barring, shopkeeper
Benjamin Bond, Esq., Canterburys
Charles Bonnett, victualler Spread Eagle
Dr. Ivy Campbell, Hill Cottage
Henry Cottee, butcher
George Earee, builder, wheelwright, smith, and insurance agent
Lucy Firmin, shopkeeper
William Gray, shopkeeper and victualler, White Hart
Rev. Frederick Hopkins, M.A., vicar
Charles Justice baker, etc.
Henry Justice, butcher, beerhouse, and shopkeeper
Mrs Lancaster, schoolmistress
Thomas Mulcock, victualler, Red Lion
John Nunn, parish clerk
Hon. Arthur Petre, Coptford Hall
John Speakman, gentleman, White's Place
John Spight, victualler, Bull Inn
George Straight, Esq., Peacocks
Robert Tunridge, shoemaker
Edward Welch, gentleman
John Wright, higgler and beerhouse
William Wright and Son, academy
Farmers. (* are owners.)
* William Baker, White Bridge
* Richard Colernan.
* James Parnell
* George Poole and Son, Hall and Killegrews
* John Spight
* Nathaniel Turner
Thomas Warren, Wayletts
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Margaretting - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Margaretting - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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