History of Layer Breton

St Mary's Church - exterior
St Mary's Church, Layer Breton, built 1923
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History of Layer Breton >> 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.

My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.

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John Wolmore, parish clerk
Mrs. Barrett
Rev. William Blow, jun., M.A., rector
Misses Gripper, White House
Rev. Thomas Walford, Independent
William Bird, farmer and landowner
David Chamberlain, shoe maker
George Hutley, blacksmith
Ricahrd Law, Hare and Hounds PH, and builder
George Quileter, farmer
D. Smith, farmer, Crows and Stamps Farm
John Titlin, farmer and cattle dealer, Manor House
William Wheeler, farmer

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Layer Breton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Layer Breton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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