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Romford 1861 Census Walk

part 3

History of Romford

Romford 1861 Census - an abridged walk through the town of Romford following the enumerators steps. This lists the head of most households present in 1861, but not all - there would have been approximately 950 persons in total listed in this census.

All that part of the Town ward of Romford lying North of the high Road from Collier Row lane to Pigstyle Bridge East and South of the Boundary from Pigstyle Bridge to the Wash in Collier Row lane and West of the Wash to High Street


North Street:
Farm bailiff- James Knox
Brook cottage - Thomas Taylor
Como Cottage - William H Tolbutt
Salesman - Walter T Turner
Grocer - Ellis Fordham

North Street:
Draper- David Kissock
Curate of Romford - Walter J Sowerby
High bailiff of County Court - Samuel Southey
Nurse - Rebecca Boreham
Ostler - Simon Kimpton
Cabman - William Spelman
Brick layer- George Gunn
Labourer - William Turnhill
Stone mason - George Adcock
Builder - Joseph White
Wheelwright - Isaac Manning
Glazier - William Bulley
Almshouse - Mary Gainham
Green grocer - Eliza Finch
Inspector of Local Board of health - George Ffitch
Labourer - Thomas Brady
Boot maker - Henry N Ottley
Cab driver - Thomas Jones
Auctioneer - George Collis
School mistress- Joanna Cressey
Cab carman - Leonard Spackman
Police constable - William King
General Practitioner - Robert A Bowers

High Street:
Golden Lion, Cab proprietor & Inn Keeper - Noah Dunnett
Chemist - Edward Pertwee
Ironmonger - William Mabbett
Bank manager - Charles Weedon
Corn merchant & confectioner - George Griggs
Baker - John S Fitch
Book seller & stationer - Thomas Robinson
Tailor - Robert Bartlett
Boot maker - Richard Bunyed
Clothier - William Taylor
Butcher - John Finch
Baker - George Mundy
Milliner - Ann Carter
Hair dresser - Louisa Andrews
Carrier - Robert Welton
Coach & Bell inn, Richard Carter

Angel Yard:
Butcher - George Lovett
Labourer - Joseph Rippingale
Fish monger - John Young
Ag Labourer - James Hill

High Street:
Peartree Court:
Cab driver - Henry Abrams
Cabman - Charles Siggers
Tobacco pipe maker - Joseph Oliver
Shoe maker - William Judd
Ag Labourer - William Wright

High Street:
Grocer - Joseph Webb
Butcher- Henry Kelcey
Woolpack inn - Charles Nicholson
Basket maker - William Balls
Hotel cook - Sophia Bugbee
Butcher - William J Poston
Tobacconist - Jane A Whitlow
Hair dresser - George Holloway
Watch maker - Andrew Kistler
Baker - Henry Flowers
Retailer of Beer - Charles Childs
Fishmonger - John Ireland


High Street:
Shoe maker - Richard W Matthews
Dealer - George Reynolds
Pork butcher - Joseph Axon
Umbrella maker - Lydia Shipton

Union Court:
Ag Labourer - John Brewer
Ag Labourer - John Wilson
Ag Labourer - George Fry
Ag Labourer - William Clarkson

London Road:
Butcher- Richard Sorrell
Labourer - Henry Bentley
Shoe maker - John Pasfield
Labourer - Robert raven
Dress maker - Sarah Goodwin
Basket maker - Charles Hollingsworth
Stay maker - Henry Kooke
Hostler - James Tickner
Shoe maker - Thos R Marshall
Labourer - Joseph Rayment
Tinman - William Charlick
Cordwainer - Martin Chapman
Plumber - Herbert Dowsing
Solicitor -George Fitch
General Labourer - Charles Potter
Gardener - Martin Harrow
Carpenter - Henry Harrold
Chaplain to Romford union - George Bailey
Cooper - Henry Unwin
Baptist minister- John Gibbs
Beer shop keeper - William Gray [Slaters Arms]
Labourer - James Washington
Labourer - William Royce
Marine store dealer - Daniel Kember
Labourer - William Bond
Shoe maker - William Little
Blacksmith - George Wood
Ag Labourer - William Claydon
Ag Labourer - John Cousins
Labourer - William Hockley
Chimney sweeper - George Burgess
House painter - James Button
Labourer - Thomas Cordery
Carpenter - William Baker


High Street:
Labourer - Thomas Wright
Labourer - James Marshall
Labourer - Charles bailey
Labourer - John Southgate

Mawneys Lane:
Labourer - Francis Bailey
Great Mawneys Farm - John Lee
Bank manager - George A Addison
Bricklayers Labourer - William Spinks
Carpenter - Charles Eaton
Gardener - Wiliam Brown
Labourer - Stephen Wright

London Road:
Beer seller - John Matthams
Labourer - Josiah Westrup
Gardener - Benj W Loveley
Sawyer - Henry Hale
Baker - James Algar
Bricklayer - Frederick Diss
Labourer - George Masters
Butcher - Thomas Anderson
Ag Labourer - John Short
Relieving officer - Thomas W Capron
Farm bailiff - Thomas Cornell
Labourer - Thomas Smith
Labourer - George White

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