Ancestors lost in the crowd?
New to family history research?
Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
History of Alphamstone
History of Alphamstone >> 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:
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.
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.
George Silvester, parish clerk
Rev. William Eareée, Rectory
John Broyd, carpenter
George Buttle, maltster and farmer, Upper Goulds
William Cranfield, shopkeeper
John Messent, blacksmith
William Messent, farrier
Samuel Nott, Windmill and farmer
John Henry Podd, farmer, Clees Hall
George Silvester, carpenter and beer retailer
John Stuck, farmer, Stapleford Farm
Charles Tokley, farmer and flour dealer, Coppin's Farm
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