History of Goldhanger

St. Peter's Church - exterior
St. Peter's Church, Goldhanger
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History of Goldhanger >> 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.

You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.

Goldhanger © Copyright Footstepsphotos 2006. http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/index.html
Chequers Inn, Goldhanger, c.1905
Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.

Jacob Behham
Rev. Charles Brian Leigh, B.A., J.P., rector
Charles Alexander, beer retailer and shopkeeper and poor rate collector
John Alexander, sheep dresser
William Bateman, boot and shoe maker
Thomas Baxter, farmer
Isaac Belsham and Daniel Oliver, millers and maltsters
Mrs. Eliza Coker, shopkeeper and beer retailer
James Cooper, wheelwright
William Francis, farmer
Edward Green, Cricketers PH
Joshua Gurton, farmer
Henry James Hobbs, farmer, Falcon Hall
George William Kettle, blacksmith
William Munsen, Chequers PH
John Pettican, marine store dealer
Edward Quy, rake maker
Jasper Quy, shopkeeper
George Stowell, butcher
William Wakelin, farmer and cattle dealer
Joseph Wenden, shopkeeper
Edward Wood, farmer

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Essex Standard Newspaper

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

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Goldhanger - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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