History of East Horndon (includes Herongate)
Herongate, East Horndon, 1908
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of East Horndon >> 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.
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George Henry Hopkinson
Capt. David Steuart, The Firs
William Bolland Treacher
Barwell and Son, grocers
Thomas Boardman, carpenter
Thomas Brewster, boot and shoe maker
William Bright, beer retailer
William Clark, bricklayer
Philip Cole, farmer, Mount Thrift Farm
Mrs.Hannah Eldred, baker and beer retailer
Farrant and Son, grocers
George Harris, blacksmith
James Jiggens, marine store dealer
Charles King, harness maker
William Moss, carrier
Henry William Robinson, farmer and miller, East Horndon Hall
Charles Smith, Boar's Head PH
William Squier, farmer, Dunton Hill's Farm
Mrs. Mary Stone, farmer, Heron House
William Such, tailor and post office
Joseph Young, wheelwright
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East Horndon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
East Horndon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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