History of Great Dunmow (Dunmow)

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History of Great Dunmow >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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Gas Works (A. Marshall, working man)
William Gray, chimney sweeper
Mrs. Marian Gomm, fancy repository and Christian Knowledge Society's depot
Mrs. Mary Ann Grimwade, dress maker
Harry Grout, Chequer's Inn PH
Henry Grout, blacksmith and innkeeper, Church End
John Groves, coal, lime, slate and cement merchant
William Hardy, grocer
Richard Harris, Royal Oak PH
George Harvey, farmer and miller, Bigods farm
Abraham Haselgrove, monumental mason, lime and pipe merchant
Thomas Hasler, blacksmith, Ounsley Green
William Hasler, farmer, Truetons
John Hayden, beer retailer and shopkeeper, Ounsley Green
Mrs. Emrna Hockley, fancy repository
Joseph Holgate, White Hart Inn, and builder
Christopher Howland, saddler
James Johnson, bricklayer
Mrs. Martha Johnson, milliner, haberdasher and linen draper
Phillip Johnson, bricklayer
Samuel Johnson, bricklayer and plasterer
William Jones, ironmonger
Ephraim Jordan, baker and beer retailer, Parsonage Down
Charles Joyce, shoe maker
Mrs. Mary Ann Kidner, currier
Alfred King, tailor
George Ernest King, inland revenue officer
Harry Knight, watch maker
William Wheatley Knocker, solicitor
Joseph Lambert, miller, corn and coal dealer
Walter Thomas Lamprell, Star PH
John Langworthy, baker
Mrs. C. Leech, lodging house, Chelmsford Road
Mrs. Sarah Leech, fancy repository
Literary Institution, H.J. Burt and Dansie Carter, jun., hon. secs.; William Staines, librarian
Livermore John, farmer, Olives and Langleys
Alfred Low, Three Tuns PH
William Low, White Lion commercial inn, and brick maker
Samuel Luckin, grocer, wine and spirit merchant, and agent for W. and A. Gilbey
William Luckin, registrar of births and deaths for Hatfield district
Thomas Lucking, butcher
John George Mackenzie, tallow chandler and melter
Edward Mann, carpenter, Causeway
Mrs. Emma Mann, dress maker
Charles Marshall, shopkeeper and post office, Church End
Dan Marshall, farmer, Dunmow Farm
Richard Mason, shopkeeper
William Matthams, farmer, Smith's Farm
Horatio Maunsell, M.B. and M.C., surgeon
Abner Mead, chimney sweeper
Thomas Mead, beer retailer
John Merritt, shoe maker
Robert Merritt, hair dresser
Joshua Miller and Sons, coal merchants
William Newman, farmer, Absol Park
William Ottway, wholesale and retail grocer, earthenware and glass dealer, Essex House and Little Dunmow

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Charles Parish, beer retailer
William Parker, confectioner, and music seller
John Pepper, bricklayer and plasterer
Edmund Piper, milliner, draper, haberdasher, dress maker and family mourning warehouse
Charles Porter, farmer, Mountains
Peter Portway, farmer and landowner, Clapton Hall
Mrs. Ann Prance, shopkeeper
William Prance, boot and shoe maker
Richard Pratt, boot and shoe maker
Charles Prior, basket maker
John Prior, basket maker
Henry Pryor, tailor
James Radford, blacksmith
Richard Randall and William Randall, brewers and maltsters, H.J. Burt, manager, Dunmow brewery
Mrs. Sarah Read, King's Head PH
James Reid, boot maker
Richard Roper, chemist
Elizabeth Ruffell, shopkeeper
Frederick Savill, harness maker
John William Savill, printer, book seller, and reporter for the Essex Weekly News
Thomas Savill, Angel and Harp PH, Church End
Savings Bank, Dausie Carter, actuary
John Sayer, farmer, Bedfords
William Scott, coach builder
James Scrivener, coach smith
Francis Sewell, linen and wollen draper, etc.
Joseph Smith, farmer
Thomas Smith, farmer, Mudwall
Frederick John Snell, solicitor
Alfred Snow, farmer, Martens
William Stacey, nurseryman and photographer
Henry Staines, machinist
James Staines, baker
Thomas Stock, blacksmith
Joseph Sweeting, farmer, Tanners
Benjamin Taylor, butcher
David Taylor, baker and confectioner
Samuel Thorn, shopkeeper
William Thorn, tailor
Charles Thorne, Boar's Head PH
John Turner, carrier
Philip Paul Tyler, plumber
George Unwin, farmer, Parsonage Farm
Edward Wade, wheelwright, Church End
Walter Wakeling, farmer, Tooleys
Benjamin Harry Warner, classical and commercial hoarding and day school
Frederick William Warner, ironmonger, gas fitter and tin plate worker
Isaac Warren, shoe maker
Webb and Gibbons, brewers and maltsters, Crown brewery
Thomas Welch, farmer, Folly Farm and Brands Farm
John White, wheelwright
Thomas Willis, watch maker
Porter WiIlis, hair dresser and perfumer
Edwin Joseph Wilton, clothier and outfitter
Henry Wilton, saddler and harness maker
Stephen Thomas Wilton, cabinet maker
Charles Woodley, fishmonger
John Wright, farmer, Mynchons Farm
John Young, plumber and gasfitter, etc.
Thomas Young, veterinary surgeon and farmer

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