History of Canewdon
Canewdon, the Church c1965
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Canewdon >> 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, he nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census.
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.
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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
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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
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Canewdon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Canewdon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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