Chigwell Hall, Chigwell, 1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Chigwell >> Post Office Directory 1874
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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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Mrs. Ann Bailes, 6 Hainault Villas
William Berry, Woolaston Hall
Mrs. Bolt, 4 Hainault Villas
Mrs. Braintree, 10 Hainault Villas
Richard Brown, Albion Lodge
David Cameron, 13 Hainault Villas
Mrs. Mary Coleman, 11 Hainault Villas
James Hiscott Crossman, Rolls Park
Charles Dames, Hill House
Thomas Jones, Chigwell Hall
Mrs. Sarah Keen, 16 Hainault Road
Henry Samuel King, J.P., Manor House
Alfred Lowe, Hainault Road
Rev. William Spencer Harris Meadows, M.A., Vicarage
Mrs. Mildred, Brook House
George Mills, Belmont Park
David John Morgan, Little West Hatch
Henry Noble, 9 Hainault Villas
William Noble, 5 Hainault Villas
Mrs. Palrner, Gravel Lane
Henry Adams Philby, Walnut Tree House
James Proctor, Chigwell Road
Rev. Henry Mowld Robinson, B.A.
Charles Sanders, M.D.
Joseph Savill, Ten Mile Villa
Martin Savill, Hainault Road
Samuel Parke Skerritt, Chigwell Lodge
Richard Stiff, Broomhill Cottage
Thomas Evan, M.D., Havlands
Sir Thomas White, J.P., Great West Hatch
Richard Archer, fancy repository
George Basham, King's Head PH
Thurston William Basham, plumber and gas fitter
Thomas Bayles, farmer, Pudding Lane
Charles Burgess, boot maker
George Burgess and William Burgess, coopers, Grange Hill
John Chilton, farmer, Great Monkhams Farm
William Clayden, carrier, Vicarage
Philip Cole, saddler
David Cowan, farmer
Robert Davison, farmer
Mrs. Ann Dawkins, post and money order office
Thomas Dawkins, tailor
Mrs. Harriet Elce, farmer, Hainault Road
John Soward Elce, farmer
Levi Grout, Bald Hind PH, Grange Hill
William Hancock, tailor, Hainault Road
Charles John Harris, beer retailer
Philip Harwood, wheelwright, Hainault Road
Dan Heard, grocer and draper, and post and money order and telegraph office
Josiah Elliott Holden, builder and contractor
Miss Catherine Howell, ladies' board.ing school
Stephen Hunt, farmer, Pudding Lane
William Hunt, plumber and glazier
George Hunter, boot and shoe maker
George Johnson, farmer, Grange Farm
Thomas Jones, farmer
Charles Jordan, news agent, Chigwell Road
Mrs. Sarah Kimber, beer retailer
Arthur Bentall Lake, corn merchant
Mrs. Elizabeth Millington shopkeeper
John Miller Mumford, farmer, Home Farm
William Pearce, farmer, Pudding Lane
Joseph Phillips, grocer
John Plummer, Three Jolly Wheelers PH
Joseph Protheroe, nurseryman
Richard Henry Rowley, baker
Charles Sanders, M.D. surgeon
Alfred Savill, land agent and auctioneer
Joseph Savill, farmer
John Philip Smith, farmer
Charles Speed, beer retailer, Grange Hill
Jonathan Stace, market gardener, Luxborough Road
Henry Benjamin Tippett, draper and grocer
George Wailly, butcher, Broomhill
Job Watts, farmer, Grange Farm
John Willcock, butcher
Charles Edward Williams, farrier
William Wright, blacksmith
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