History of Great Totham

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The Bull PH, Great Totham, c.1965
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History of Great Totham >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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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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Samuel Baster, The Firs
Rev. Mark Gretton Dennis, M.A., vicar
Rev. D.S. Hollies, [Congregational)
Mrs. Keys, Wickham Lodge
Robert Alliker, corn dealer
James Brown, miller
William Brown, farmer
John Cooper, farmer
Mrs. Elizabeth Crumpen, Bull Inn PH
Daniel Dudley, boot and shoe maker
Golden Fairhead, farmer
William Fenn, shopkeeper
Harvey Foster, farmer and landowner
John Frost, miller George Gentry, carpenter
Thomas Gentry, agricultural machine maker
Isaac Grainger, farmer, Great Totham Hall
Alfred Grout, Shoulder of Mutton PH, and horse dealer
James Grout, wheelwright and blacksmith
Walter Grout, Prince of Wales PH
Harvey Hammond, farmer
Thomas Hume, grocer and draper
Samuel Kemp, blacksmith and beer retailer
James Kin~, travelling draper
Thomas Oakley Kingsbury, shopkeeper
Joseph Marsh, market gardener, Beacon Hill
Alfred May, farmer, Sains Farm
John Nevard, agricultural machine owner
John Quihampton, farmer, Slough House
Francis Ram, farmer, Little Mountain
Jacob Rowley, travelling draper
Miss Hannah Ruggles, farmer
William Scarf, woodman
Thomas Shead, farmer, Gepcracks Farm
William Tiffen, farmer
William Wager, Compasses PH
William Ward, farmer
George Warren, shopkeeper
Golden Weudon, farmer and assistant overseer, Beacon Hill

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

Great Totham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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