History of Elmdon
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History of Elmdon >> 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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
Rev. Joseph Collin, rector of Streethall
Rev. Charles Edward Norris, M.A., Vicarage
James Baker, brewer
George Hayden Barnard, farmer, Loop Farm; residence, Newport
Frederick Brand, King's Head PH
John Brand, blacksmith
John Brand, jun., farmer, Church Farms
Joseph Burton, farmer
Ambrose Challis, carrier
Miss Mary Ann Clark, grocer and draper
Robert Cowell, butcher
Mrs. Mary Crisp, general shopkeeper
James Flack, thatcher
Joseph Gangee, carrier
Mrs. Elizabeth Godfrey, plumber and glazier
Alfred Livermore, farmer, Cooper's End
John Loveday, baker
Charles Mickley, farmer, Lee Bury
Thomas Miller, carrier
Edward Negus, brick laver
Joseph Negus, parish clerk
Miss Rebecca Perry, farmer, Poplars
Moses Prime, farmer, Duddenhoe End
Isaac Rawlings, wheelwright
John Rolfe, farmer, Elmdon Bury
G.E. Scales, farmer, Duddenhoe Grange
James Thorpe, Woodman PH, and shopkeeper, Duddenhoe End
Mrs. Elizabeth Thurgood, Wilkes Arms PH
John Walters, tailor and beer retailer
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Elmdon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Elmdon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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