History of High Ongar

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History of High Ongar >> 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. John R. Clarkson, independent, Marden Ash
Edward Cunliffe, Marden Ash House
Rev. Henry Earle, M.A., J.P., Rectory
Josiah Gilhert
John Lightfoot Newell, J.P., Forest Hall
Mrs Philips
Rev. John Pound Smith, curate
Charles Smith, Marden Ash
Robert Amos, farmer
William Archer, bricklayer
Henry Frampton Baber, farmer
Daniel Baker, Wheatsheaf PH
Henry Barltrop, blacksmith
Henry Bean, farmer, Paslow Hall Farm
James Brook, farmer
James Bunn, beer retailer
Abraham Caton, farmer and cattle salesman, Nine Ashes
Edwin Derham, beer retailer
Henry Dowsett, bricklayer
William Giblin, miller and baker
Josiah Gilbert, artist
Henry Edward Girling, farmer
Henry Hammond, plumber, London Road
Thomas Harvey, farmer, Rookery Farm
George Hodgson, Red Lion Inn PH
Benjamin Holgate, wheelwright
John Inge, farmer
William King, farmer
Samuel Knight, wheelwright
Edward Knights, shopkeeper and post office
John Lodge, beer retailer
Joseph Maryon, farmer
Miss Mills, dress maker, Victoria
John Mullucks, farmer
Mrs. Emily Mullucks, farmer, Nine Ashes
William Nottage, plumber
Mrs. Susan Oliver, shopkeeper
George Overell, boot maker
Jonathan Palmer and James Palmer, brewers, Marden Ash
Josiah Pearson, beer retailer and shopkeeper
William Penson, Two Brewers PH
Richard Radrick, carpenter
Henry Saltmarsh, grocer
John Spurge, farmer, and plumber, painter and glazier
John Smith Spurriers, farmer
John Steabben, farmer
Jame Stokes, farmer
Richard Stokes, tax collector and farmer
Denham Tween, beer retailer
Mrs. Sarah Walker, farmer, Nash Hall

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High Ongar - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

High Ongar - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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