History of Ardleigh

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History of Ardleigh >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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H. Waller, parish clerk
William Thomas Womack, station master
George Doubleday, school master
Cooper Fenn, Good Hall
George Green Fenn, The Rookery
John Fenn, Ardleigh Hall
Rev. Robert G. W. Gardiner, assistant curate
Charrington Nicholl, Bovills Hall
John Forster Osborne, Ardleigh Park
Rev. Thomas Walter Perry, Vicarage
James George Robarts, New Hall
Mrs. Webb, The Rectory
Edward Abbott, seedsman and florist
Samuel Abrey, farmer
Frederick Bacon, farmer
George Bacon, seed farmer
Charles Robert Baker, farmer
Robert Barber, carpenter and wheelwright
Samuel Barker, beer retailer
Benjamin Biggs, baker
James Bell Biggs, farmer
James Bradley, Red Lion PH
John Bromley, farmer
Matthias Bromlev, farmer, Plains Farm
Thomas Bromley, farmer, Mose Hall
William Buss, boot and shoe maker
Jonathan Carrington, farmer
John Hudson Cooper, landowner and farmer, Bounds Farm
William Cross, farmer, Brickhouse Farm
Philip Curtis, farmer, Cockleford Hill
William Daniels, brick maker
Samuel Dawson, beer retailer
Joel Dorlin, miller
John Downes, Fox-Hounds PH, and carpenter
Herbert James Eagle, farmer, Bradliss Hall
John Eagle, farmer, Badley Hall
Mrs. Amelia Everett, farmer
John Fenn, grocer
George Francis, wheelwright
William Green, farmer, Bloomfield's Farm
James Hawkins, plumber and glazier
William Hazell, farmer, Guide Post Farm
William Heighoe, beer retailer
William Fox Herbert, landowner and farmer
William James, farmer
Robert Keeble, Crown PH
Thomas Lister, farmer, Broomhanging Farm
John Francis, King's Head, and collar and harness maker
James Marshall Lugar, farmer, Martell's Hall
John Bromley Lugar, farmer, Redberry Farm
Henry Marchant, thatcher
John Miller, farmer and poulterer, Fountain Farm
Thomas Moy, coal merchant, Ardleigh Station
Frederick Richard Newman, grocer and draper
John Osborn, wheelwright, Ardleigh Crown
William Osborne, farmer
George Ratcliffe, Railway Tavern PH
Thomas Robinson, miller, Ardleigh Mill
Edward Seaborn, miller
Nathaniel Seaborne, drillman
George Simpson, veterinary surgeon
George Smith, blacksmith, Ardleigh Crown
George John Smith, blacksmith
John Smith, farmer
Thomas Smith, farmer, Park Farm
William Southgate, boot and shoe maker James Talbot, grocer
Thomas Thompson, miller
Henry Thorpe, farmer and landowner, Lodgee Farm
James Vince, farmer
John Vince, farmer
Frederick Waller, grocer and wheelwright, Ardleigh Heath
Henry Waller, carpenter
Benjamin Webb, shoe maker
John Webb, farmer, Crockleford Frederick White, tailor
James Woolf, farmer
Spring Wyncoll, Wheatsheaf, Bromley Road

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

Ardleigh - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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