History of Langham

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History of Langham >> 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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John Barnes, parish clerk
William Thomas, school master
Miss Elizabeth Munson, mistress
Thomas Blyth, Highfields
Henry Draper Dove, Langham Hall
Rev. Edward Chauncey Ellis, M.A., Rectory
Daniel Blyth Haddon
Rev. George Hitchon
William Pechey
Samuel Berrell, wheelwright and blacksmith
Samuel Blyth, farmer and landowner
William Blyth, corn dealer
William Hart Boreham, farmer and miller, Langham Mill
John Cooper, Greyhound
William Cornell, farmer and malster
William Felgate, grocer
Henry Folkard, cattle dealer and farmer
George Gifford, farmer
Daniel Haddon, farmer
William Joslin, beer retailer
John Kemp, farmer
John Kindred, miller
Henry Lilley, grocer and bricklayer
Joseph Osborne, wheelwright
Samuel Osborne, wheelwright
Charles Page, farmer
William Page, farmer, valley farm
William Seaborne, bricklayer
Isaac Smith, shoe maker
Nathan Southgate, beer retailer
William Webb, shoe maker
John Whellam, blacksmith

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

Langham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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