History of Cressing
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History of Cressing >> 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.
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.
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Rev. Orlando Beater, Vicarage
Henry Horsnaill, Bullford Mill
John Ayton , carpenter
Thorogood Baines, Three Ashes PH
Mrs. Eliza Cheek, beer retailer
Peter Cheek, basket maker
George Cousins, farmer, and at Gate House, Chatley
George Cousins, jun., farmer
Thomas Cousins, farmer
Horsnaill and Catchpool, millers, Bullford Mill
Joseph Hutley, farmer
Henry Johnson, bricklayer and shopkeeper; and at White Notley
James Robert Joscelyne, farmer and thrashing machine proprietor; and at Panfield
Mrs. Sarah Kerlogue, shopkeeper
Joseph Laver, farmer
Joseph Mears, farm bailiff to Thomas H. Shoobridge
John Moss, farmer, Rook Farm
William Phillips, miller
William Russell, carpenter
Edward Sach, farmer and miller
John Sadler, farmer, Stubbs
Charles John Stebbings, farmer
James William Theobald, farmer
James Totham, boot and shoe maker
Anthony Warwicker, farmer
Mrs. Eliza Willers, beer retailer and blacksmith
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Cressing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Cressing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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