History of Great Burstead

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St Mary Magdalene's Church, Great Burstead.
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History of Great Burstead >> 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.

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Rev. George Lowden Hanson, M.A., vicar, Vicarage
Edward Jones, J.P., The Elms
Ffinch Wood
Robert Agnis, miller, Mill Hill
Mrs. Mary Ann Barnard, farmer, Grange Farm
George Blyth, farmer, White's Farm
Thomas Boughtwood, farmer, South Green
Abraham Bull, wheelwright
Joseph Bull, carpenter
John Clayton, King's Head PH
George Cole, farmer, South Green
William Cole, farmer
John Coleman, brewer
Thomas Collier, farmer
David Drake, farmer
James French, farmer
George Goodeve, King's Arms PH
Benjamin Harris, blacksmith
John Harris, farmer
William Harris, baker
James Jeffries, farmer
William Martin, Bell PH
John Little Mason, baker
Dyson Mee, farmer, Broomhills
George Rivers, farmer, Moggs
Arthur Simpson, Plough PH, Tye Common
John Stock, farmer and cattle salesman, Tye Common
Henry Thorogood, farmer, Great Blunts
Samuel Wheal, beer retailer

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Great Burstead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Great Burstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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