History of Epping

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North End, Epping, c.1955
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History of Epping >> 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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Charles Foster, brick and tile maker
William Foster, tailor and draper
Gould and Kemp, brewers
Charles Gouldstone, shoe maker
James Greatrex, wheelwright
Frederick Griffiths, printer and stationer
William Grimsdick, shoe maker Grout James, Royal Oak PH, Epping Plain
Thomas Hallows, hairdresser
William Hasler, tailor
William Hawthorn, grocer and draper
Joseph Hills, grocer
George Hine, farmer, Bury Farm
John Hipsey, chemist and druggist
Walter Horsnell, blacksmith
George Hummerston, shopkeeper
Thomas Hummerston, shopkeeper
Mrs. Emma Ingham, linen draper
Edward Jago, pork butcher
James Kirkby, butcher
George Lawrence, builder, and auctioneer
Thomas Lees, chemist and druggist
Alfred Legg, printer, bookseller and stationer, High Street
Literary Institution Rev. I.J. Robinson, hon. sec., Edward Winter, treasurer
James Littlechild, butcher, Epping Green
McMab and Fowler, surgeons
Edward William Marrable, builder
Gilbert Metcalfe, solicitor
Walter Charles Metcalfe, solicitor
James George Mott, painter, Epping Green
Charles Newman, farmer, Epping Green
Henry Norman, shopkeeper
John Odell, photographer
John Palmer, shopkeeper and beer retailer
Mrs. Susannah Palmer, school
George Parish, Bell PH
John Parish, dairyman
William Phipps, saddler
Nathaniel Pollard, wine and spirit merchant and draper
George Pomphret, White Lion PH
Edwin Richardson, baker
James Edward Roe, Globe PH

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George Samuel, baker
William Saward, coach builder
James Scruby, farmer and corn factor, Takeleys
James Scruby, grocer and china dealer
Henry Silcock, furniture dealer
Frederick Simpson, boot maker
Frederick Sinnott Smith, watch maker
Peter Smith, farmer, Epping Green
Peter Smith, farmer, Epping Upland
Sparrow Tuffnell and Co. bankers, Walter Tweed, manager
Joseph Stace, hairdresser
Thomas Stace, shoe maker
William Staines, White Hart PH
John Stanley, farmer, Chamber's Farm
Samuel Sudul, shoe maker
Charles Sworder, corn merchant, Woodlands
William Symes, farmer, Wintery Farm
Alfred Teece, builder and undertaker
Charles Teece, butcher
George Teece, George and Dragon PH
Thomas Thurlow, grocer and draper
Wi1liam Trim, farmer
Mrs. Sophia Tweed and Walter Tweed, Cock commercial inn and posting house, High Street
Arthur Whipps, corn merchant and farmer
Mrs. Charlotte Whitbread, greengrocer
George Willis, butcher
Edward Wilson, baker
John William Windus, solicitor
Edward Winter, furniture broker
Mrs. James Wood, milliner
George Wright, dairyman
Joseph Wright, Black Lion PH

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Epping - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Epping - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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