History of Boreham

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History of Boreham >> 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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Miss Julia Butler, lady superior of the Convent of the Holy Sepulchre at New Hall.
Rev. James Gaspard Le Marchant Carey, M.A., Vicarage
Mrs. Mary Anne Millbank
R. Pooley, Manor House
Rev. John Rigby, Roman Catholic, New Hall
Henry Pledger Seabrook, Buckhorn
William Seabrook, Brent Hall
Sir John Tyssen Tyrell, bart. D.L., Boreham House
John Woolling, Boreham Place
Henry Algar, Red Lion PH
William Algar, farmer, Rose Cottage
James Barnard, shopkeeper
Thomas Myhill Beardwell, builder and brick maker, Hog Wells
James Brewster, farmer, Bird's Farm
William Willis Bright, miller
Thomas Chapman, beer retailer
John Clift, wheelwright
Charles Cousins, farmer, Stocks Farm
William Davey, farmer, The Chantry
George Everad, cattle dealer
Robert French, farmer, Bull's Lodge
Mrs. Elizabeth Goodwin, Cock PH
John Gray and George Gray, farmers and cattle dealers, Little Holts
George Robert Harris, blacksmith, Lion End
Thomas Harvey, farmer, Porters

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John William Hurrell, farmer, Culverts
Robert Ketley, farmer, Wallace Farm
William Ketley, farmer, Boreham Hall
James Lewin, land steward to Sir John Tyrell, bart
Charles Lucking, grocer and carpenter, Lion End
Charles Lucking, boot and shoe maker
James Pertwee, farmer, Old Hall
James Potton, baker
Joseph Saunders, tailor
John Seabrook, butcher and farmer
Thomas Seabrook, farmer, Brick House
William Seabrook, farmer and landowner, Brent Hall
Henry William Smith, grocer and beer retailer
William Stammers, boot and shoe maker
Isaac Taverner, bricklayer
Joseph Young, beer retailer

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

Boreham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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