History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall)

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History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall) >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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Church Street, Coggeshall © Copyright Footstepsphotos 2006. http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/index.html
Church Street, Coggeshall
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Mrs. Ann Barrett, Church Street
Barney Beard, Stoneham Street
George Beard, Church Street
Isaac Beard, East Street
John Beard, Church Street
Joseph Beaumont, Church Street
William Bright, Stoneham Street
Henry Bull, Market Hill
Rev. William James Dampier, M.A., Vicarage
Joseph Denny, East Street
Rev. Henry Taylor Williamson Eyre, M.A., curate, East Street
William Wayland Ely, Albert Place
Harold Giles, East Street
Osgood Hanbury, Holdfield Grange
Thomas Kettle, Church Street
John Kemp King, The Gravel
William King, East Street
John Dixon Legerton, Sunnedon House
William Manthorp, East Street
Fisher Unwin Pattisson, J.P. Church Street
William Pfander, East Street

Market Hill, Coggeshall © Copyright Footstepsphotos 2006. http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/index.html
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Rev. Alfred Philps (Independent), East Street
Thomas Proudfoot, Church Street
James Pudney, Church Street
John Sach, Albert Place
Samuel Sharman, Church Street
John Shuttleworth, Queen Street
Thomas Simpson, M.R.C.S., L.A.C. Church Street
Thomas Chalk Swinborne, Mount Park
Richmond Tupper, Stoneham Street
Misses Unwin, Church Street
Abrey Joseph, saddler, Gravel End
Anthony Isaac and Son, boot makers, Church Street
Abraham Anthony, boot maker, Church Street
William Anthony, house agent, Church Street
Beard and Bright, brewers, maltsters and spirit merchants, Stoneham Street
George Beard, builder and brick maker, Market End
John Beard, brewer and maltster, Church Street brewery
Samuel James Beardwell, collector of poor rates and assistant overseer, Upper Stoneham Street
Joseph Beaumont, solicitor, Church Street
Joseph Bentley, miller and seed grower, Tilkey Road
Alfred Betts, tambour lace manufacturer, Market Hill
Charles Bibbey, Black Boy PH, Church Street
George Frederick Biggs, White Horse PH, West Street
Joseph Bird, Toll House inn, and photographer
Thomas Birkin, shoe maker, Stoneham Street
Miss Elizabeth Frances Bloy, ladies' school, East Street
Arthur Brazier, plumber, The Gravel
William Buck, cabinet maker, East Street
George Carr, tambour lace manufacturer, East Street
Henry Chaplin, baker, Bridge Street
James Chaplin, furniture broker and marine store dealer, Bridge Street

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Henry Clark, fruiterer, East Street
Eleazar Collis, grocer, Church Street
Edward Cook, shopkeeper, Market Hill
Alfred Henry Coventry, printer, stationer, Market End
John Cox, tailor, Bridge Street
William Jacobs Crosby, tambour lace manufacturer, Church Street
Jacob Dallton, Locomotive PH, Stoneham Street
Sampson Davis,, Woolpack PH, Church Street
Alfred Dennis, farmer, Monkdown
William Gentry Dennis, farmer, Hovels Farm
George Dinsell, seed grower and gardener, West Street
Henry Doubleday, gum manufacturer and seed grower
William Doubleday, grocer and draper, Market End
Joseph Dunningham, saddler, East Street
James Ellis, Cricketers PH, The Gravel
William Ellis, silk velvet agent, Back Jane
James Silbey Emberson, commercial hotel, Market Hill

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George Fairs, shopkeeper, Queen Street
John Finch, chimney sweeper, Queen Street
Edgar Fisk, tailor and draper, and licensed to let ponies and con.veyances, East Street
James Foster and Henry Foster, butchers, Church Street
Henry Foster, manager of gas works, East Street
Stephen Foster, beer retailer, Tilkey road
John Fricker, watch maker and jeweller, Market Hill
John Frith, chemist, Market Hill
Mrs. Hannah Gamblyn, dress maker, The Gravel
Matthias Gardner, builder, Church Street
Alfred Gardner Matthias, brick and pipe maker, Church Street
Gas Works (William Doubleday, sec.; Henry Foster, manager)
Giles Harold, surgeon, medical officer to Coggeshall district, East Street
Edward John Gill, manager of branch of London and County Joint Stock Bank, Market Hill
Goodchild and Co. tailors and outfitters, Market Hill
William Grange, Greyhound PH, Church Street
Mrs. Elizabeth Green, milliner, Church Street
John Herbert, tailor and draper, Market Hill
Mrs. Frances Hills, shopkeeper, Church Street
Humphrey and Hickford, blacksmiths, Bridge Street
William Humphrey, glass and china warehouse, Church Street
Mrs. Emma Hunwick, Bull inn, Church Street
William Hunwick and Arthur Hunwick, coal merchants, and licensed to let horses, Church Street
Francis Hunwick, blacksmith, East Street
John Hutley, market gardener, West Street
James Johnson, farmer, seed grower and dairyman, Highfields
Thomas Jones, Inland revenue officer, Queen Street
Mrs. Orpha Joyce, tambour lace manufacturer, East Street
Frederick Adolphus Judges, grocer, Stoneham Street

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