History of Abberton

Abberton and Langenhoe village sign
Abberton and Langenhoe village sign
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History of Abberton >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:

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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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Abberton © Copyright Footstepsphotos 2011. http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/index.html
Abberton c.1925
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William Baker, parish clerk
Jane Ladbrook, school mistress
Mrs Bawtree, Abberton House
Rev. Eustace Henry Crate, curate, Feniton Cottage
James Stock Amos, baker and flour dealer
John Halls Bare, farmer, Parsonage Farm
Thomas Cooper, farmer, Badcocks Farm
William Death, farmer, Abberton Hall
Mrs Deborah Harrison, blacksmith and wheelwright
Thomas Humphrey, harness maker
Henry May, farmer
Peter Poulson, farmer, Gate Farm
Nathan Taylor, veterinary surgeon
John Theobald, book and shoe maker
henry George Webb, inspector of nuisances
James Weils, farmer
William White and Son, farmers and grocers
Samuel Wright, grocer

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Abberton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Abberton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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