History of Broxted

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History of Broxted >> 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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William Laverock, parish clerk and school master
Mrs. Sarah Laverock, school mistress
Rev. Denys Nelson Yonge, B.A., Vicarage
William Aylett, farmer
Richard Baker, shoe maker
Mrs. Jane Barltrop, shopkeeper
William Barltrop, blacksmith
Mrs. Caroline Brand, miller
James Bright, blacksmith
John Collins, farmer, Chaureth Green
William Davies, farmer
Gamaliel Guyver, wheelwright
Mrs. Sarah Guyver, farmer, Chaureth Street
James Hagger, Bell PH
George Lawrence, grocer and draper
Mrs. Sarah Leonard, farmer and maltster, Broxted Hall
John Phillips, farmer, Cherry Hall
Frederick Scruby, farmer, Church Hall
Samuel Scruby, farmer, Broxted Hill
Thomas Scruby, farmer, Moor End
Henry Silvester, farmer, Wood Farm
Richard Smith, farmer
Frederick Spurgeon, farmer
Obadiah Spurgeon, farmer, Woodgates
John Stock, farmer, Clement's Hill
Charles Willis, farmer, Garrett's

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

Broxted - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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