History of Dovercourt

High Street, Dovercourt, 1950
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History of Dovercourt >> 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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George Pinkard Arden, 4 Clarendon Villas
John Frederick Argent
Miss Bagshaw, 2 Orwell Terrace
Robert John Bagshaw, D.L., Banksea House
James Balding, 8 Cliff Terrace
Mrs. Barker, Cliff Villas, Cliff Road
William Barrand, The Royd
George Webb Bradshaw, 3 Milton Villas
The Misses Bridge, Laurel Grove
John Clarke, Upper Dovercourt
Francis Cottingham
Miss Cummings, Cliff Villas, Cliff Road
William Ruffell Dalton, F.R.C.S., Cliff Road
Mrs. Dawson, 1 Cliff Villas
Mrs. Dean, 3 Clarendon Villas
Joseph Hankey Dobree, Stour House
Mrs. Dorant, 1 Clarendon Villas
Alfred Wells Dunningham, Hordel Street
Samuel Dutton, Rose Cottage
James Edwards, 2 Milton Villas
Samuel Freeman, Upper Dovercourt
Charles Frederick Gahan, R.N., 1 Cliff Terrace
Mrs. Grant, Milton Villas
Capt. John Gravener, R.N., 10 Orwell Terrace
Capt. Alexander Hope Graves, The Lodge, Upper Dovercourt
Robert Guy, Cliff Hotel
Henry Gladwell, 1 Hill Cottages
James Eglinton Anderson Gwynne, C.E., F.S.A., Cliff House
Miss Hammond, Cliff Road
John Hayward, 1 Milton Villas
William Horniman, R.N., 9 Orwell Terrace
Lieut. Col. Henry Jervis White Jervis, M.P., 7 Orwell Terrace
Thomas Manning, Cliff Road
Arthur Matthews, Cliff Road
Miss Meadows, Cliff Road
Capt. John Morgan, R.E., 2 Cliff Terrace
John Harvey Nalborough, J.P., Belle Vue Cottage, Upper Dovercourt
William John Nalborough, 1 Walpole Villas
James Norman, Hill Estate
Mrs. Pain, Cliff Road
Rev. Thomas Parkinson, (Roman Catholic), 32 Victoria Street
Mrs. Pattrick, Hill House
John Robson Pattrick, 3 Ciiff Villas
George Pye, 14 Orwell Terrace
George Gard Pye, 14 Orwell Terrace
Rev. Thomas Reay, M.A., 2 Cliff Villas
Luke Richmond, J.P., New Road
Mrs. Richmond, Cliff Terrace
Edward Shipley, Cliff Road
Alexander Sinclair, Main Road
John Henry Troth
Capt. Charles Wake, R.N., Holly Lodge
James Warren, Clarendon Villas
John William Wood, 9 Cliff Villas

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Dovercourt Lighthouses.
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Mrs. John Allsop, farmer, Upper Dovercourt
William Appleby, King's Arms Hotel
James Balding, lodging house, 8 Cliff Terrace
John Boulton, deputy light-house keeper
Henry Bowden, inland revenue officer, Cliff Road
Daniel Barker Britton, pilot, 26 Victoria Street
Carrington Brown, boot and shoe maker and shopkeeper, Upper Dovercourt
Joseph Leech Dull, farmer, Blue House Farm
Brereton Sidney Bullimer, farmer, Upper Dovercourt
William John Bush, grocer, Stour Place
John William Cubit Butcher, farmer, Upper Dovercourt
Charles Chaplin, keeper of cemetery, Upper Dovercourt
Miss Jane Chenery, lodging house, 11 and 12 Orwell Terrace
John Clarke, Quintin Clarke and William Clarke, farmers, New Hall Farm, Upper Dovercourt
Nathaniel Clarke, farmer, Lodge Farm, Upper Dovercourt
Francis Henry Claxton, boot and shoe maker
Cliff family Hotel (Robert Guy, manager)
Levi Cobb, carpenter, Main Road
Francis Cottingham, agent for the New Town Estate
Thomas Creswell, White Horse PH, Upper Dovercourt
Joseph Crossby, shoe maker, Upper Dovercourt
George Cullingham, Royal Oak PH
Edgar Cutting, blacksmith, Upper Dovercourt
Ethes Cutting, wheelwright, Upper Dovercourt
William Ruffell Dalton, F.R.C.S. deputy inspector of hospitals and fleet, Cliff Road
William Legg Davis, deputy light-house keeper
Henry Death, greengrocer
Arthur Groom Denny, lodging houses, 6 and 7 Cliff Terrace, Cliff Road

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