Canewdon, the Church c1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Canewdon >> 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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
John Henry Fisher, school master
Mrs. Sarah Fisher, school mistress
Rev. Thomas Anthony Maning, M.A., vicar
William Allen, blacksmith
John Auger, farmer
Charles Austin, shoe maker
John Baker, farmer
Mrs. Mary Anne Barnard, shopkeeper
Samuel Bartrup, farmer
Charles Bright, Ferry Boat PH and coal merchant
Robert Brown, farmer
Edward Clark, baker and shopkeeper
John Clark, cooper
Thomas Claxton, farm bailiff to J. W. Stallibrass
William Potton Coulin, Chequers
Henry Guiver, farmer
Canewdon c.1910Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Mrs. Sarah Harris, Anchor
William Hart, carpenter
James Moss, baker and shopkeeper
William Newman, shoe maker
John Orford, farmer, Loftmans
John William Patton, jun., miller
John Turner, harness maker
James Whittingham , blacksmith
Mrs Ann Whitwell, farmer
Henry Wolton Windmill, farmer, Apton Hall
Joseph Wright, farmer, Boxes
Back to History of Canewdon
Are your ancestors from Canewdon? Why not tell us their story: My Canewdon Ancestors.
Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.
Find your ancestors in the newspapers.
Try our example search to discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.
Also look at other newspaper archives and learn how they can help you research your ancestors. >>more
Canewdon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Canewdon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.