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History of Eastwood >> Post Office Directory 1874
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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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Rev. John Spencer, vicar
Alexander Allerton, farmer
William Bacon, farmer and parish clerk
Mrs. Maria Boosey, nurseryman and seedsman
John Francis Gladwell, Three Ashes PH, and farmer
William Glasscock, farmer
Henry Mann, Horse and Groom PH
Henry Mew, farmer
John Murrell, gardener
Mrs. Phoebe Popplewell, preparatory school, Eastwood Villa
John Rackstraw, farmer, Eastwood Lodge
James Rand, beer retailer
John Rickett, farmer
Thomas Rickett, farmer
Joseph Skilliton, farmer, Bell House Farm
John Waylett Stallibrass, farmer, Eastwood Bury
John Tasker, farmer
Alfred Warner, cattle dealer, Harp House
Albert Whitney and Edward Whitney, farmers
Charles Wren, farmer
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