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History of Aldham >> Post Office Directory 1874
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:
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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John Mole, parish clerk
Miss Emily Hannel, school mistress
Rev. Charles Bannatyne M.A., Rectory
Walter Barrist, farmer
Thomas Beaumont, carpenter
John Henry Church, farmer
Mrs Maria Evans, beer retailer
John Gasson, baker and grocer
James Mercer Green, miller and farmer
Peter Hawkes, Coopers' Arms and cooper
Johnson Ladbrooke, baker
Frederick Mayhew, farmer
Robert Neep, carpenter
Richard Pulmer, grocer and postmaster
John Partridge, farmer, Hough Farm
Edward Potter, blacksmith
Joseph Pudney, grocer, draper and harness maker
Thomas Rayner, shoe maker
Isaac Rice, maltster
Robert Sheldrake, farmer
Robert Stebbing, farmer, Bouncers Hall
John Tawell, farmer
Alfred Wright, sack and cloth maker
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Aldham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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