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History of Great Warley >> 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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Rev. Hammond Roberson Bailey, M.A., rector
Alfred Baker, Warley Road
Rev. Thomas Henry Bunbury, B.A
Edward Mee Daldy, The Lea
Henry Davies, North End House
Major Henry Duberly
Henry Julian Ebsworth, Highbury Villa
Rev. J.F.H. English, LL.D., J.P, vicar of Brentwood, Warley House
William Gibson, South Ville
William Thomas Graves, Goldings
William Hook
Edward Ind, Coombe Lodge
Hon. Colonel Legge, Brookland House
Mrs. Macmullen, Laurel Mount
James Martin, The Crosses
John Moody, Hulmers
William Anderson Ogg, Hampton House
John Pidgeon
James Polley
Anthony George Robinson, Warley Place
Rev. Joseph Sowter, A.K.C., chaplain to County Lunatic Asylum
James Squirrell
Richard Wood, Warley Road
George Allen, Horse and Groom PH
Jesse Baker, shopkeeper
Albert James Bunion, beer retailer
Thomas Barnard, Horse Artillery PH, and butcher
William Burrows, shoe maker, Warley Street
Isaac Clark, farmer, Harts House
Harry Cole, grocer
Charles Coppen, farmer

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John Crossingham, grocer and corn dealer, Warley Street
Mrs. Sarah Cumby, linen draper
Robert Day, Headley Arms PH
George Dennis, farmer
Edward French and Samuel French, fishmongers, Warley Road
John Hammond, builder and contractor
Daniel Hawes, farmer
James Hayes, chemist, and post office
Mrs. Jane Hitchcock, blacksmith and wheelwright, Warley Street
William Dunning Ives, beer retailer
William Kempster, Soldier's Hotel, Warley Road
Thomas Knightbridge, farmer
Charles Lewis, Princess Alexandra PH, Warley Common
James Robert Norfolk, builder and carpenter
James Parker, farmer, Normans
Charles Perkins, boot and shoe maker
John Pinchon, farmer, Monks
Joseph Pizzi, farmer
Frederick Scott, baker, Warley Road
John Scrivener, builder
William Seabrook, baker
South Essex Water Works (Thomas Bealey, manager)
Nathaniel Springham, farmer
Thomas Strickland, beer retailer, Warley Road
Thomas Weal, farmer, Dickinsons
William Whitby, Thatchers Arms
Charles Wilmott, Prince Albert PH, Warley

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