Trinity Street, Halstead, 1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Halstead >> Post Office Directory 1874
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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:
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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John Thomas Adams
George Pinchard Arden
Ezekiel Henry Bentall
Mrs Berkeley Berkeley
Rev. William Thomas Nicholls Billopp, B.A., vicar of St James Church
William Henry Borham, MRCS
Major Cardinal Brewster, J.P., D.L., Greenstead Hall
James Brewster, J.P., Ashford Lodge
Allen Taylor Canning
Durrant Edward Cardinall
Walter Harold Deeks
Rev. Samule John Eales
John Humphrey Etherton
Rev. Canon Duncan Fraser, M.A., vicar of Holy Trinity Church
Charles Wing Gray
Robert Ellington Greenwood
Edward James Greey
Rev. Frederick Hancock, B.A., curate of St James Church
George William Harris
Rev. Robert Walpole Houghton, M.A.
Edwin Henry Inman
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Rev. Benjamin Johnson, Independent
Alexander Charles Moffatt
Robert Rutherford Morton
Miss Susannah Nott
Rev, Thomas Ovens, B.A., vicar
Rev. Samuel Parkinson, Independent
Rev. George Sear, Baptists
George Walker Strachan
John Robert Vaizey, J.P.
Robert Johnson Watt
Rev. Thomas Edward Wynne, D.D., curate
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Halstead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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