History of Hockley
Fountain Lane, Hockley, c.1965
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Hockley >> 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.
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John Baker, J.P., Hockley House
Rev. Percival Alfred Fothergill, B.A., rector of South Fambridge
Rev. William Harding, M.A., vicar
John Baker, farmer and landowner, Hockley House
Henry Blakeley, farm bailiff
Thomas Burch, farmer, Malyons
Benjamin Cackett, farmer, Hull Bridge
Frederick Cackett, coal merchant, Hull Bridge
Thomas Cackett, barge owner, Hull Bridge
William Carter, plumber and glazier
George Clements, shopkeeper and post office
William Clements, grocer, Hull Bridge
Isaac Cox, marine store dealer
James Crow, shoe maker
William Finch, marine store dealer
Cornelius Gibson, Anchor PH, Hull Bridge
Bull Inn, Hockley, c.1905
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James Hart, wheelwright
Charles Lark, gardener
Charles Lark, jun., Bull Inn
George Merryfield, cattle dealer
John Moore, farmer, Vicarage Farm
Richard Moore, Royal Oak PH
Joseph Page, shoe maker
George Henry Peach, brick maker
John Pepper, farmer
James Phillips and Charles Phillips, farmers
Mrs. John Raven, shopkeeper
Thomas Raven, barge owner, Hull Bridge
John Smith, greengrocer and poulterer
Samuel Smith, farmer
Mrs. Mary Stock, farmer
Samuel Stock, farmer, Lovedowns
Stephen Sutton, farmer
James Warren, farmer, Plumberrow Mount
James Watson, farm bailiff
William West, blacksmith
Stephen Jones Woodthorpe, farmer
William Worskett, shopkeeper
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Hockley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Hockley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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