History of Great Tey
St Barnabas's Church, Great Tey.
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History of Great Tey >> 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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Samuel Herman, parish clerk
John Watson Lay, J.P., Wallcott's Farm
Rev. William Walsh, M.A. J.P., Rectory
Mrs. Mary Ann Bickmore, farmer and landowner, Flories Farm
John Carrington, farm bailiff to John Watson Lay
Thomas Cloughton, farmer, Baldwin's Farm
George Cousins, Eight Bells PH
John Dyer, carpenter
Absolom Eves, wheelwright
John Fairs, boot and shoe maker
John Hills, farmer, Buckler's Green Farm
Charles King, blacksmith
Bernard Lockwood, butcher and postmaster
Thomas Moss, farmer
Hercules Norton, farmer, Lambert's Farm
Mrs. Overitt, farmer, Smythies Farm
James Sharp, farmer, Uphall Farm
Henry Winsom, Chequers PH
Samuel Woodward, farmer, East Gore's Farm
Miss Ann Houchen, school mistress
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Great Tey - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Tey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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