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History of Belchamp St. Paul >> 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.
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Thomas Clark, parish clerk and school master
Miss Ann Mott, school mistress
William Carter, Hole farm
George William Eagle, Paul's hall
Charles Newcombe, Cages
Rev. James Pulling, D.D., Vicarage
Elias Bland, shoe maker
Stephen Bruckwell, bricklayer
John Carter, farmer, Wood barns
William Carter, farmer, Hole farm
George Chickall, farmer, Sherring place
Mrs. Mahalah Chinery, farmer
Walter Chinery, cattle dealer and farmer
Thomas Clark, parish clerk, and tea dealer
Thomas Eagle and William Eagle, farmers, Down's hall
George Gibbons, shopkeeper
Thomas Ginn, meal dealer
Mrs. Anna Goody, sub-postmaster and grocer
Isiah Goody, grocer and beer retailer
William Goody, Half Moon
Hills and Deaves, farmers
Henry Mann, shopkeeper
George Martin, farmer
John Martin, beer retailer
William Martin, shoe maker
James Smith, blacksmith
Robert Smith, farmer, Lovelands
William Tarbun, farmer
Allen Ward, wheelwright
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Belchamp St Paul - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Belchamp St Paul - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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