History of Ashdon

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History of Ashdon >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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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.

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William Green, parish clerk
James Pope, school master
Rev. Lazzell, Baptist
Rev. John Thomas Walker, M.A.,J.P., Rectory
Rev. John Coslett Williams, curate
Levi Archer, saddler and harness maker
Samuel Atherton, road surveyor
John Bragg, miller
Charlas Thomas Clarke, White Horse PH
Charles Cooper, wheelwright
John Ray Cowell, farmer, Goldstones
John Cro, farmer
John Elm Cro, farmer
Thomas Cro, carpenter
Isaac Ford, farmer
Mrs. Elizabeth Frankham, farmer, Bowsers
Josiah Green, blacksmith
Thomas Green, blacksmith
Stephen Hagger, farmer, New House
Joseph Kettridge, farmer
Joshua Kitterage, beer retailer
William Lagden, beer retailer
John Miller, farmer, Ashdon Street
Josiah Mizen, farmer, Mortimers
Thomas Moule, Rose and Crown PH
John Nunn, farmer
James Nutting, farmer
James Purkis, grocer and post office
John Ruse, farmer and miller

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Mrs. Sargent Mary, grocer
George Slater, brick maker and farmer, Ricketts Farm
John Smith, farmer, Newnham Hall
Joseph Smith, farmer, Ivey Todd
Fuller Tredgett, farmer, Winsey Farm
James Frederick Wright, grocer and draper
Hughes Dawson Raincock, Waltons
John Briggs, pig jobber
Arthur Cro, Fox PH
William Hales, farmer, Over Hall
Henry Hull, shoe maker
William Kitterage, beer retailer and bricklayer
Samuel Mascall, butcher
Abraham Matthews, shoe maker
William Moul, grocer and draper
Josiah Nunn, farmer
Robert Tredgett, farmer, Bourn Farm

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

Ashdon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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