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History of Bradwell Juxta Mare >> 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.
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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James Theobald Gale, Orplands
Mrs. Hedgley, Delameres
Rev. Edward Owen, M.A., rector
James Page, Eastlands
Robert Page, Down Hall
Samuel Blanks, blacksmith and wheelwright
Charles Hatch Capps, barge owner
Andrew Chillingworth, farmer, The Hall
James Henry Clowting, King's Head PH
Henry Congdon, chief officer of Coastguard
Mrs. Mary Ann Coster, farmer, Drinkwater
Gale James Theobald, farmer, Orplands
Genery Gladwell, thatcher
James Godfrey, beer retailer
William Harvey and Sons, grocers and drapers
Mrs. Mary Hedgley, farmer
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John Hews, shoe maker
Thomas Jackson, miller
James Maskell, farmer
William Maskell, farmer
Henry Mason, carpenter
Robert Miller, boat builder
Robert Morgan Coppinger, tailor
George Myall, farm baliff to Thomas Solly of Mundon
Mrs. Betsy Nix, grocer and draper
William Nun, blacksmith
James Page, farmer, Eastlands
Robert Page, farmer, Down Hall
John Parker, Green Man PH, and corn merchant
James Phillips, fisherman and ferryman
Alfred Rayner, harness maker
Samuel Sharp, carrier
George Small, farmer, Delameres
William George Small, farmer, Easthall
James Spitty, shopkeeper and beer retailer
Henry Townsend, shoe maker
Mrs. Emma Turner, baker
Jonathan Woodyard, bricklayer
James Wright, Queen's Head PH, grocer and draper
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