Clavering Ford. The River Stort runs through the village.© Copyright Nigel Cox contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Clavering >> 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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Rev. Ebenezer Ault, (Congregational)
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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