History of Ingatestone

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History of Ingatestone >> 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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Joseph Poole, parish clerk
Henry James Stuart, Post Office
John Camp, Post Office
Miss Mahala Shearing, school mistress
Mrs. Louisa Thompson, school mistress
John Chandler, Station Master
George Bridge, Ray Cottage
John Robert Burton, Huskards
Edwin Caldecott, Trueloves
Frederick John Coverdale, Ingatestone Hall
William Drew
Edgar Disney J.P., The Hyde
Charles Franklin
Charles Grant, Mill Green
Miss Havers
Henry Herbert
William Jess
Rev. Canon George Last, Ingatestone Hall
Samuel Lewis, Nithsdale House
Hamilton Loughman, Ingatestone Hall
Rev. Lewis Parkin, Rectory
James Rogers
Thomas Staines
William Henry Stone junior
Neville Vihart, Maisonette
Henry Walmsley, Ingatestone Hall
Miss Webber
Mrs. Yacoby

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Mark Baker, farmer
William Barker, shoemaker
Edmund J. Bradley, malster
Richard Cable, beer retailer
John Camp, shoe maker, Mill Green
Robert Cobbold, farmer, The Grange
Frederick John Coverdale, land steward
Charles Cramphorn, baker
Miss Ann Denman, boys' school
Stephen Foreman, farmer, Woodbarns
Charles Franklin, surgeon
Edward Harrington, farmer
John Hewitt, farmer, Dawes Farm
Thomas Hillier, butcher
John Humphrey, gardener
John Jenkins, The Bell
Richard Dibdin Lewis, farmer, Cornishes
William Marriage, farmer, Ryddon Dyke
Andrew Marriage, farmer, Little Hyde
Robert John Mays, farmer
James Nichols, farmer and miller, Mill Green
James Nunn, beer retailer, Mill Green
James Palmer, brick and tile maker
Mrs. Cassandra Pate, girls' school
Joseph Poole, shoe maker
Abraham Savill, shopkeeper and beer retailer, Mill Green
George self, farmer, heybridge
Josiah Jonathan Smith, builder and ironmonger
Mrs. Sophia Ann Smith, farmer, Handley Green
Mrs. Elizabeth Stone, farmer, Mill Green
Henry James Stuart, coal merchants

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Ingatestone - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Ingatestone - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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