History of Black Notley

Black Notley, St Peter and St Paul's Church 1903, Essex.  (Neg. 50580)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Black Notley, St Peter and St Paul's Church 1903
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History of Black Notley >> 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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Mrs Abbott
Abraham Bilney
Newton King
Rev. Thomas Overton, B.D. Rectory
William Henry White, The Lodge
Eli Andrews, farmer
Thomas Andrews, shopkeeper
George Athell, farmer, Hayswood
Daniel Challis, farmer, Buck Farm
Edmund Clarke, beer retailer
Joseph Cooper, miller
William Dines, farmer, Ludham Hall Farm
William Dodd, shoe maker
Charles Eley, Green Dragon PH

exterior of a white weatherboarded mill, five storeys high
Bulford Mill (now flats), Black Notley
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William Fuller, blacksmith
John Gentry, pig dealer
John Gilder, farmer, Dagness Farm
John Hammond, shopkeeper
Samuel Hardy, market gardener
John Hearn, farmer; and at Braintree
William Martin, beer retailer and horse slaughterer
Abraham Mortier, calf dealer
John Mortier, Reindeer PH
Joseph Musgrove, bricklayer
Thomas Pool, farmer and maltster, Hall
William Rayner, farmer; and at Bocking
Charles Saunders, calf dealer
Joseph Smith, carpenter
Charles Sorrell, farmer
Thomas Wood, farmer, Friars Farm

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Black Notley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Black Notley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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