Black Bull Inn, Fyfield, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Fyfield >> Post Office Directory 1874
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:
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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Rev, Henry Gibson, B.A., Rectory
Mrs. Mary Bentley, brick maker
Thomas Blackmore, farmer
John Blatch, carpenter and wheelwright
Richard Boyton, farmer
Louisa Bretton, Black Bull PH
Henry Bright, blacksmith
Isaac Brittain, Queen's Head PH
James Drake, coal merchant
William Elliott, farmer
Mrs. Ann Ellson, shopkeeper
John Eve, farmer, Ponders Lodge
Elizabeth Fogg, farmer
William Fogg, farmer, Pennyfeathers
St Nicholas's Church, FyfieldLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
John Harris, farmer, Lampitts
Henry Hughes, registrar of births etc.
Charles Judd, carpenter
William King, farmer, Herons
Thomas Madell, farmer
Ambrose Mead, farmer
Thomas Mead, yeoman
James Mitchell, shoe maker
Richard William Patmore, farmer, Hall
James Perry, yeoman
Mary Reynolds, miller
Joseph William Rolfe, tailor, and post office
James Saunders, farmer
John Sewell, shopkeeper
William Travell, baker
Henry Waight, wheelwright
James Willmott, farmer
Thomas Willmott, farmer
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Fyfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Fyfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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