History of High Beech

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King's Oak PH, High Beech.
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History of High Beech >> 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:


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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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Thomas Charles Baring, M.P., Walsgrove House
Edward Bartholomew, Fairmead Lodge
Mrs. Beeves, Lippitts Lodge
Prince Lucien Buonaparte, Alder Grove Lodge
Robert Edwards, J.P., Beech Hill Park
Capt. William Leask
James Martin
Edward Morgan, The Firs
Rev. Josiah Norton, M.A., Vicarage
Thomas Potter, Fairmead Cottage
Charles Sotheby, Manor House
Owen Tudor, Forest House
T. Waterland, Manor Farm
James Clark, Duke of Wellington PH
John Greatrex, blacksmith
Charles Hunt, shoe maker
George Hunt, cowkeeper
John Hunt, sen., farmer
John Hunt, carpenter, Mott Street
Austin Jessop, carpenter
Henry Lane, Owl PH, Lippitts Hill
James Perry, King's Oak PH
Andrew Ruddick, Farmer
Thomas Terry, beer retailer

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High Beech (not marked. To the right of Sewardstone Gr. - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

High Beech - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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