History of Horndon-on-the-Hill
High Street, Horndon-on-the-Hill, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Horndon-on-the-Hill >> 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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Rev. John Windle, M.A., J.P., vicar
John Allen, baker
James Alston, baker
William Archer and Henry Archer, saddlers
Henry Brooks, Swan PH
James Clark, Bell Inn PH
Thomas Clark, tailor
William Cobb Cook, farmer, Wyfield's Farm
James Dale, plumber
George Dennis, farmer
Jeremiah Emmonds, poultry dealer
Miss Harriot Fordham, butcher
John Harper, wheelwright
John Hills, bricklayer
Mrs. Charlotte King, beer retailer
Joseph King, tailor
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George Long, farmer
Benjamin Low, grocer
William Manning, farmer
Israel Mitchell, thatcher
William Pollett, farmer, Saffron Gardens
David Ransom, blacksmith
William Roper, farmer
Alfred Charles Spitty, farmer
Samuel Westwood Squier, farmer
William Squier, farmer
Ray Tyrrell, registrar of marriages
Eleazar Tyrrell, miller, draper and grocer
John Vincent, veterinary surgeon
George Watts, carpenter
George Samuel Westwood, farmer
Samuel Henry Westwood, farmer
Thomas Wright, thatcher
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