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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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Ashley Adkins, Bradford Street
Mrs. Ash, The Lodge
Mrs. Battram, Rayne Road
John Blomfield, Bradford Street
Miss Boosey, Bradford Street
John Bright, Bradford Street
Mrs. Bromley, Bridge cottage
Alfred Brown, Bocking End
James Brown, Bocking End
Mrs. Brown, Bradford Street
Rev. Allen Buttress, M.A., curate of St. Michael's, Noel House
Miss Byatt, Bocking End
Rev. Henry Carrington, M.A., dean and rector, Deanery
John Minton Courtauld, Bridge House
Sidney Courtauld, Causeway House, Bradford Street
Edward Davey, Rayne Road
William Dixon, Bocking End
Alfred Durell, Bradford Street
James Finney, Church Street
William Haydon Fuge, Bradford Street
Thomas Gage, Church Street
Mrs. John Gosling, Bradford Street
Miss Gosling, Bradford Street
Misses Gosling, Bradford Street
Oliver Gosling, Bradford Street
Garden Milne Grant, Rayne Road
Miss Hobbs, Bradford Street
Edward Holmes, Bocking End
Mrs. Holmested, Bradford Street
Mrs. Hurrell, Bradford Street
William Johnson, Panfield Lane
Henry Mathew, Rayne Road
Rev. Robert McAll, (Independent), Bocking End
Mrs. Messent, Bocking End
Charles Parker Newman, Rayne Road
Miss Pettitt, Rayne Road
Miss Rogers, Bocking End
Mrs. Rofe, St. Lawrence House

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Samuel Webb Savill, J.P., Boleyns
Mrs. Smart, Bocking End
Leny Smith, Church Lane
Frederick Smoothy, Bradford House
Mrs. Smoothy, Bradford House
Charles Tabor, Bovingdon Hall
Frederick Tabor, Bradford Street
John Tabor, Coggeshall Road
Samuel Tabor, Fenns
Thomas Taylor, Bradford Street
Thomas Turnbull, Bradford Street
Mrs. Tweed, Bradford Street
John Watkinson, Bradford Street
Ezra West, Coggeshall Road
Frederick West, Bradford Street
George Wyatt, Hill House
Alexander Young, Bradford Street

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