History of Chrishall

Red Cow Inn, Chrishall,
The Red Cow Inn, Chrishall
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History of Chrishall >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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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.

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Frederick Jonas, Chrishall Grange
Rev. William Way, B.A., vicarage
Thomas Baker, shoe maker
Thomas Beans, miller
Mrs. Mary Julia Brand, shopkeeper
Robert Brand, farmer, Bilden End
Josiah Cane, shoe maker
Mrs. Eliza Downham, farmer
Thomas Drage, thrashing machine proprietor
Mrs. Maria Wilson Ellis, farmer, Wore Farm
Frederick Jonas, farmer, Chrishall Grange
Peter Nash, farmer
Joseph Newman, beer retailer and shop keeper
Thomas Pigg, carrier
Thomas Pigg, farmer
James Pitches, Red Cow
Charles Smith, farmer, Chiswick Hall
Nicholas Sole, carpenter
James Wallman, beer retailer and blacksmith

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

Chrishall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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