Bulmer, Church 1906Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Bulmer >> 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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Robert Allen, The Cedars
St. George Burke, Q.C. The Auberies
Mrs. Moye, Rose Cottage
Rev. Oliver Raymond, jun., M.A., curate
Mrs. Sidney, Black House
George David Badham, farmer, Jenkin's Farm
Edward Baker, farmer, Kitchen Farm
Charles Bird, farmer
Abraham Carter, shopkeeper
Dennis Gray Clover, miller
George Coote, auctioneer, estate agent and farmer, Smeeton Hall
Mark Coote, carptenter
John Crick, Black Birds PH
Isaac Deal, shopkepper
George Dixey, beer retailer
George English, brick maker and farmer, Hole Farm
Thomas Firmin, blacksmith
James Gunn, registrar of births and deaths for Bulmer district
Richard Walter Mason, farmer
William Nice, The Plough PH
William Nott, farmer, Butler's Farm
Mrs. Mary Ann Orbell, farmer, Goldenham Hall
James Patrick, baker
Edward Plume, birch broom maker
Mrs. M. Underwood and Amos Tiffen, farmers
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