High Street, Epping, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Epping >> Post Office Directory 1874
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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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William Cows, sen.
Rev. J. Teesdale Davis, Independent, Oak Tree Cottage
Mrs. Dunham, Epping Plain
Charles Chandler Egerton, J.P., Kendal Lodge
Cornell Scrutton Fitch
Lancelot Venables Hodson
Frederick Archer Houblon, Forest Lodge
William Edward Kemp
Richard Laxton, Epping Plain
Duncan Robert McNab
Mrs. McNab, Epping Place
Walter Charles Metcalfe
Miss Rogers, Epping Place
Richard Rothwell, Spriggs Oak
James Shorter, The Limes
Mrs. Shrosbery, Bay Tree Cottage
William Symondson, Highfield
Rev. Thomas Ridout Tuck, M.A.
Mrs. Walton, Epping Plain
John William Windus
Rev. Forbes Edward Winslow, M.A., Vicarage
George Wythes, Copt Hall
George Edward Wythes, J.P., Copt Hall
William Adams, beer retailer, Epping Green
Henry Thomas Allen, baker
Mrs. Sarah Allen, baker
Mrs. Nancy Armstrong, shopkeeper
George Ashby, baker
George Austin, shoe maker
Aaron Barltrop, b1acksmith
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William Barltrop, blacksmith, Epping Green
Frederick Basham, Old Thatched House commercial inn
John Bailes, Cock and Magpie PH, Epping Green
Thomas George Bovingdon, tailor
Daniel Brown, farmer, Ryehill
David Brown, Duke of York PH
William Brown, farmer, Epping Green
Mrs. Anna Maria Butcher, ladies' school
Edwin Butcher, cooper
Thomas Byford, house agent
Charles Champness, carpenter
Miss Mary Champness, confectioner
Mrs. Sarah Champness, teacher of music
Thomas Chaplin, farmer, New Farm
Charles Clarke, carpenter
Miss Mary Clarke, shopkeeper
Samuel Clarke, Duke of Wellington PH
Thomas Clarke, plumber, etc.
Joseph Clegg, surgeon
James Cook, wheelwright, Epping Green
Thomas Cooper, Sun PH, and saddler
John Cottee, blacksmith
William Cottis and Sons, agricultural implement makers
Samuel Cousins, fishmonger
Daniel Cowlin, plumber and painter
James Cowlin, White Swan PH
George Crane, farmer
Miss Sarah Day, school
Joseph Dean, farmer, Hunter's Hall
Robert Dean, horse and cattle doctor
William Dean, farmer, Sharpsbury
Christopher Durant, ironmonger Epping Gas Co. Ltd., J.W. Windus, sec.
George Ernteman, tailor
William Fardell Chequers PH, Epping Upland
James Field, butcher
Arnold Owen Fisher, clothier and boot and shoe maker
Cornell Scrutton Fitch, maltster
John Flower, farmer
Samuel Flower, carrier
Theophilus Flower, boys' school
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