History of Fingringhoe
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History of Fingringhoe >> 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.
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Miss Elizabeth Sheldron, school mistress
Rev. Thomas Brettingham, B.A., vicar, Fingringhoe Lodge
Mrs. Croyden, The Laurels
William Alders, beer retailer
Charles Bloomfield, farm bailiff
Charles Bonner, farmer
Edwain Charles Bonner, registrar of births and deaths
George Coulson, farmer
John Crickmore, wheelwright
William Durrant, boot and shoe maker
St. Andrew's Church, Fingringhoe
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Charles Fookes, blacksmith
Robert Goldacre, farm bailiff
George Green, farmer, The Hall
Thomas Cooper Green, farmer, Brick House
John Hales, Whalebone Inn and shopkeeper
James Hellen, landowner and farmer
Joseph Nichols, market gardener
William Orpen, miller
George Pettican, farmer
William Shead, builder
Mrs. Sarah Smith, shopkeeper
William Stone, farmer
John Tiffin, farmer, Red Brick House Farm
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Fingringhoe - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Fingringhoe - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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