History of Boxted

St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church, Boxted.
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History of Boxted >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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:

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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.

My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.

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John Askew, parish clerk
Miss Jane Marshall, school mistress
Rev. Beaumarice Stracy Clarke, Vicarage
William Hobbs, Boxted Lodge
George Thomas Mason, Boxted Hall
Misses Meadowcroft
William Parsons, Cheshnuts
Charles Tingley, Chivers Hall
George Edward Tompson, J.P., Boxted House
Miss Whittaker, Red Hill
Mrs. Withers, Elm Cottage
John Abbot, harness maker
Thomas Appleby, grocer and beer retailer
Isaac Beardwell, farmer and beer retailer
Charles Biggs, farmer and cattle dealer
William Cole , farmer, coach maker and wheellwright
Henry Cooper, blacksmith
Thomas Dennis, carpenter
James Everett, farmer
Samuel Gardner, farmer
James Halls, farmer and poulterer
James Harvey, farmer, Boxted Priory
William Hobbs, farmer, Boxted Lodge
Charles Johlnson, farmer
Frank Johnson, miller
Robert Malyns, grocer and day school
George Thomas Mason, farmer
William Masterson, farmer and butcher
James Munson, butcher
John Nevard, farmer
William Page, farmer
Charles Strut, farmer
Joseph Tucker, Cross Inn PH
John Warren, beer retailer
John Willis, farmer
Jonathan Willis, farmer

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

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Boxted - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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