History of Hatfield Peverel

Hatfield Peverel © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
The Street, Hatfield Peverel, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

History of Hatfield Peverel >> 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:


Genes Reunited

Find my past

The Genealogist

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.

You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.

Mrs Allaker, Lower Road
Miss Mary Bott
Edward Cook, Crix House
Rev. Thomas Debary, M.A., vicar
Miss Hanbury, Priory Lodge
Henry Larkin
Rev. Charles George Gretton Townsend, M.A., J.P., Berwick Place
William Michael Tufnell, J.P., Hatfield Place
Mrs. James Wilson, Villa
John Wright, J.P., Hatfield Priory
George William Aldham, farmer
Thomas Algar, farmer, Hatfieldbury Farm
William Allaker, saddler
Samuel Barker, boot and shoe maker
George Bearman, wheelwright, cooper and tax collector
Benjamin Bickers, marine store dealer
William Henry Bott, miller, brick maker and farmer, Cardfield
William Willis Bright, miller
John Broomfield, farmer
William Bruce, veterinary surgeon
John Carter, farmer, Nounsley
James Courtman, farmer
James Cripps, Duke of Wellington PH, and farmer
Charles Cromey, butcher
Isaac Crosier, farmer, Crabb Farm
William Davey, farmer
Daniel Death, rat catcher
Isaac Gaywood, carpenter
William Ginman, beer retailer
James Grimwood, farmer, Termitt's farm
Joseph Harris, blacksmith

Hatfield Peverel © Copyright Footstepsphotos 2006. http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/index.html
Hatfield Peverel
Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.

William Harvey, chimney sweep
William Hazell, wheelwright
Marvin Porter Hicks, grocer
Alfred Horsnell, blacksmith
Alfred Hutley, farmer
Edward Jarvis, sheep dresser
William Ling, farmer, Mowden Hall
Alfred Lucking, beer retailer and farmer
Robert Lucking, farmer
James Lungley, carpenter
Cornelius Moore, baker
Charles Albert Nash, Swan PH
Isaac Nice, beer retailer
William Oliver , baker
Walter Ong, poulterer
William Owers, beer retailer and poulterer
Edwin Rust and Co., brewers
Alfred Rust, manager to E. Rust and Co
Thomas Sayers, horse slaughterer
Mrs. Sarah Shelly, shopkeeper
Thomas Shoobridge, farmer
William Smyth, shopkeeper
Thomas South, Crown PH
James Taverner, bricklayer and shopkeeper
John Taverner, bricklayer
Robert Turnage, beer retailer, Nounsey Green
Joseph Samuel Turner, boot and shoe maker
Miss Kezia Turpin, shopkeeper
John Upson, farmer, Ivy Barn
Robert Wisby, carpenter
Samuel Wisby, wheelwright
John Wright, tailor

Back to History of Hatfield Peverel

my ancestors logo

My Ancestors.

Are your ancestors from Hatfield Peverel? Why not tell us their story: My Hatfield Peverel Ancestors.

Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers

Essex Standard Newspaper

Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.

Try our example search to help you discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.

Help me find my ancestors

Hatfield Peverel - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Hatfield Peverel - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0

Looking for an unusual Christmas Present?

Why not buy a DNA kit for a family member?

Let them discover the story of their ancestors.

The kit is delivered to their door. Only £71 on Ancestry

Learn more at Ancestry DNA.

Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?


Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.