History of Chigwell Row
Beehive Hotel, Chigwell Row, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith.
History of Chigwell Row >> 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.
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Thomas Briant, parish clerk
Mrs. Bailey, Hainault House
James Campbell, M.D
Arthur Foulger, Bowls
George William Gould, Sheepcots
Rev. Richard Laurence, M.A., rector
William Nathan, Montforth House
Rev. Frederick Neller, (Independent)
Stephen John Noad
Matthew Pearce, Burnt House
Mrs. Smith Woodland
Major Stuart, J.P., The Bower
Charles Wyman, Grove House
Thomas Ashley, carpenter and joiner
James Campbell, M.D., surgeon
John William Carter, baker
Samuel Crawley, coach and cart builder
George Dodd, blacksmith
Edmund Dove, baker
George Hallam, grocer and draper
Edward Herring, butcher
Thomas Hills, beer retailer and shoe maker
Joseph Meadowcroft, carpenter and builder
Charles Parker, machinist
Thomas Prest, watch maker
James Queary, beer retailer
James Shepherd, marine store dealer
John Stephens, May Pole PH
Jehu Tolson, farmer
Thomas Williams, boot and shoe maker
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Chigwell Row (not marked, under the word Chigwell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Chigwell Row - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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