History of Great Braxted
Du Cane Arms PH, Great Braxted, c.1965
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Braxted >> 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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Rev. Henry Calthrop, B.D., rector
Rev. Henry Hayward, curate in charge
George Paine, Great Braxted Park
Mrs. Sarah Algar, farmer
George Brown, blacksmith
William Carter, farmer, Kelvedon Hall
James Cottee, butcher
William Eley, farmer, Noakes' Cross
William Fairhead, farmer, Tiptree House
William Gooday, farmer, Gt. Braxted Hall
George Robert Gwynne, farmer
William Nevard, farmer
Mrs. Sarah Ransom, miller and farmer
John Strutt, shopkeeper
William Williams, wheelwright
Henry Wybrew, Du Cane's Arms PH, and farmer
print published 1834
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Great Braxted - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Braxted - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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