History of Arkesden

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Cottages in Arkesden.
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History of Arkesden >> 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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Miss Hawkins, school mistress
Rev. Herbert Fearn, B.A.
Henry Paddison, Wood Hall
George Webb
Nathan Bailey, shopkeeper
Nathan Bailey, jun., higgler
Thomas Bailey, farmer, Becketts
Henry Beddall, farmer, Hobs Aerie
William Farnham, beer retailer
Ezra Francis, carrier
Henry Giffin, farmer, Severalls

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William Heyden, blacksmith
William Jeffrey, grocer
James Monk, Green Man PH
Samuel Negus, farmer
John Nottage, farmer, Rockells
Charles Pilgrim, blacksmith
William Pluck, shopkeeper
John Reed, Axe and Compasses PH, and carpenter
John Edward Smith, farmer, Parsonage Farm
Thomas Stock and John Stock, farmers, Chardwell

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Essex Standard Newspaper

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

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Arkesden - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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