History of Felsted

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Chelmsford Road, Felsted, c.1960
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History of Felsted >> 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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Elias Taylor, parish clerk

Rev. William Crignon, head master Free Grammar School
Rev. Alfred Rowe, Free Grammar School
Thomas Legerton, school master, National School
Mrs. Milton, school teacher
Miss Sarah Davey, infants school teacher

James Green, station master
Rev. John Charles Cox, M.A., vicarage
Rev. James Crocker
William Davey
Rev. William Grignon, M.A.
Thomas Luckin
James Parkerson
Rev. John Raven, Congregational
Miss Ridley
Rev. ALfred Rowe, M.A.
Mrs. Sewell
Thomas Abraham, farmer
Alfred Allen, grocer, draper and wine merchant
John Archer, butcher
James Barker, shoe maker
John Bass, capenter
Daniel Bentall, farmer
Frederick Bentall, cattle dealer and farmer, Cricks Green
Alfred Brown, farmer, Bridge House
Daniel Brown, farmer, Cricks Green
Grainger Brown, farmer, drapers, Cricks Green
James Brown, farmer, Glenfield

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William Fordham Brown, farmer, Grand Courts
Thomas Byatt, Swan Inn
Mrs. Cheek, laundress
Miss Cornelius Clarke, corn dealer and confectioner
Jabez Coe, blacksmith, Bannisters Green
William Digby, beer retailer, Cricks Green
Mrs. Eliza Ellis, laundress
William Farman, farmer, Pond Park
William Fox, farmer
John French, watch maker
Mark Fuller, beer retailer, Bannisters Green
Philip Fuller, blacksmith
Thomas Gladwin, farmer, Frenches Farm
William Gladwin, grocer and draper, Bannisters Green
James Gosling, fanwright
John Grey, farmer
Frank Harrison, farmer
James Harrison, farmer, Watchhouse Farm
Holdich and Gladwin, tailors
Thomas Joyce, Oak
John Kemp, farmer
Thomas Lazell, bricklayer
Thomas Legerton, clerk
Samuel Burges Mascall, beer retailer and smith
Joseph Metson, beer retailer
William Myall, machine owner, Bannisters Green
Herbert George Noon, tailor
James Norris, butcher

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Samuel Norris, wheelwright and coach builder
William Norris, saddler and confectioner
Joseph Olstead, bricklayer, Bannisters Green
William Overall, farmer
Charles Parker, baker and confectioner
James Pakerson, surgeon
Joseph Peachy, Bell Inn and coach builder
Joseph Peck, Three Horseshoes
Benjamin Regwell, farmer, Wood's Farm
Herbert Regwell, miller
Thomas Dixon Ridley, miller, malster and brewer
John Searl, fanwright
Mrs. Charlotte Sewell, farmer, Garnets Farm
William Smith, shopkeeper
Benjamin Staines, shopkeeper
William Taylor, farmer, Brook Green
Arthur Thompson, stationer, etc.
William Thompson, butcher
James Weaver, Chequers
Thomas Willers, brick and drain pipe maker
Arthur Wright, farmer
Bentall Wright, Potash Farm
Edward Wright, farmer, Millbanks and New House
George Wright, drill instructor
William Wright, farmer, and Moore's Farm
David Young, carpenter, Bannisters Green
Frederick Young

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

Felstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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