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History of Blackmore >> 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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Rev. William Callender, B.A., vicar
William Caton, Jennings Farm
John Martin Cronmire, Rose Cottage
Madame De Clerville, Home Cottage
Laurence Marriage, Fingrith Hall
Rev. William Trotman, Baptist
Capt. William Vibart
Rev. Richard Arthur Westhorp, Jerico
Joseph White, Woodbine Cottage
Henry John Arthy, grocer
Thomas Attridge, beer retailer
William Attridge, baker
William Bentley, farmer, Red Rose Farm
William Brewster, boot and shoe maker
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William Brightwell, carpenter
Abraham Caton, farmer, Jennings Farm
Stephen Chapman, blacksmith and farrier
Edward Clark, wood dealer
Francis Drake, farmer
James Eve, landowner and farmer, Wyatt's Green
Lionel Favier, bricklayer
Peter Fry, farmer, Dairy Farm
Isaac William Humphrey, brick maker
Charles Johnson, beer retailer
Richard Maynard, bricklayer and parish clerk
Mrs. Eliza Mead, confectioner
Richard Middleton, farmer, Wyatt's Green
William Mihill, Leather Bottle Inn, and assistant overseer
James Nottage, Bull PH
John Pease, farmer, Hook End Farm
Charles Pratt, farmer, Hay Green Farm
John Reeve, miller
Joseph Reynolds, brewer
Mrs. Georgina Skipworth, farmer, Sprigg's Farm
Edmond Smith, grocer and draper
James Smith, grocer
George Staines, farmer, Ray Place Farm
Parry Stock, farm bailiff to A. Catoll, esq., Well's Farm
William Trotman, rustic chair manufacturer
Joseph Warne, Prince Albert PH
Rev. Richard Arthur Westhorp, farmer, Jerico
Joseph White, surgeon, Woodbine Cottage
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Blackmore - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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