History of Great Parndon

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War memorial, Cocks Green, Great Parndon.
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History of Great Parndon >> 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.

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William Fairchild, parish clerk
Miss Margaret Bateman, school mistress
Rev. Henry Adams, M.A.
James Hudson
Joseph Todhunter, King's Moor House
Adam Appleby, farmer
John Benham, builder
John Alston Bentley, estate and county court agent
Stephen Church, farmer
George Coleman, farmer
John Day, farmer
John Day, jnr., Cock Inn, farmer and rate collector
James John Green, farmer
John Hudson, beer retailer and grocer
Frederick Jackson, wheelwright
Frederick King, farmer
William Lawrence, farmer
James Pomeroy, farmer, Canons
Thomas Press, farmer
Benjmain Rickett, farmer, Church Farm
George Rogers, farmer, Sumner's
Anos Smith, beer retailer
George Smith, farmer, High House
Mrs. Sarah Thurlow, farmer
William Whiting, blacksmith

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Essex Standard Newspaper

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

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Great Parndon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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