History of Clavering

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Clavering Ford. The River Stort runs through the village.
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History of Clavering >> 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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Rev. Ebenezer Ault, (Congregational)
William Barker
Thomas Stock Bush
Rev. Thomas William Henry Gurney, M.A., Vicarage
William Mumford, Bower
Rev. Alfred Alexander Norrish, B.A., curate
John Spencer, Daunces
Arthur Bailey, farmer, Thurrocks
Mrs. Hannah Barker, farmer, Valence
Jesse Barker, farmer, Rutters
Miss Kerenhappch Barker, day school
George Barron, blacksmith
John Barton, tailor, Church End
George Bird, farmer, Mill End
James Brookes, farmer, Sheepcote Green
George Bunting, wheelwright and beer retailer
Mrs. Mary Ann Bunting, wheelwright, Stickling Green
Sam Bunting, beer retailer, Hill Green
George Burgess, beer retailer and bricklayer, Hill Green
William Bush, farmer and landowner, Ford End
Alfred Cakebread, beer retailer, Mill End
David Cakebread, beer retailer, Starling's Green
Joseph Chesham, saddler, Hill Green
Henry Clark, farmer
Horace Clark, farmer, Hill Green
John Claydon, farmer, The Roast
Joseph Claydon, shoe maker, Sheepcote Green
William Cowen, butcher
Charles Green, farmer, Clatterbury Lane
George Green, saddler and harness maker, Clatterbury Lane

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Clavering Church, c.1910
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John Hanchet, beer retailer
John Martin, carpenter, Hill Green
John Mason, farmer, Ford's End
John Nottage, farmer, Ford's End
Peter Parker, farmer and landowner
Henry Pavitt, grocer and draper
William Pigg, farmer, Clavering Place
Joseph Pilgrim, beer retailer, Church End
Joseph Pilgrim, farmer, Ford End
John Pilley, shopkeeper and seedsman, Hill Green
Jacob Prime, farmer, Clavering Farm
James Reynolds, plumber and painter, Church End
Henry Rolfe, maltster and farmer, The Brooklands
John Savill, farmer, Coldhams
Mrs. John Savill, farmer, Starling's Green
William Savill, farmer, Curl's Farm
Isaac Sibley, beer retailer
Alfred Spencer, farmer, Clavering Hall
Walter Spencer, miller, Clavering Mills; and at Berden
Richard Ward, grocer and draper, Churchend
Christopher Watson, farmer, Bird Green
Charles Waylett, cooper
Thomas Westwood, Fox and Hounds PH
George Wisbey, carrier
Nathan Wishey, farmer

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

Clavering - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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