History of Foxearth

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Weston Hall, Foxearth.
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History of Foxearth >> 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, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:

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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.

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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Mrs Chickall
Rev. John Foster, M.A. J.P., Rectory
George Ambrose, miller
Thomas Brand, farmer, Brook Hall
John Chickall, farmer
Walter Chickall, farmer
Henry Coker, farmer, Clay Pits Farm
Joseph Deal, carpenter
Thomas Deal, farmer
Thomas Hardy Evans, blacksmith
Mrs Margaret Ewer, farmer, Westonhall
Henry Gager, shoe maker
John Macro, shopkeeper
William Oakley, bricklayer
Walter Thompson, shopkeeper
George Ward, beer retailer

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Essex Standard Newspaper

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

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Foxearth - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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