History of Lindsell
St. Mary the Virgin Church, Lindsell.
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History of Lindsell >> 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, he nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census.
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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William Wren, parish clerk
Miss Jane Randall, school mistress
Stephen Alger, Linsell Hall
Rev. Alexander John Rogers, M.A., Vicarage
Jeffries Ambrose, farmer, Porridge Hall
Mrs. Mary Ambrose, farmer, Brazen Head
William Banbridge, farmer
John Bowtell, beer retailer and shoe maker
James Challis, farmer, Lashley Hall
Arthur Grout, farmer, Holders Green
Aaron Harvey, blacksmith and Crown Inn PH
Charles Legerton, farmer
Samuel Metson, farmer, Templars
George Shoobrdige Smith, farmer, Duck End
Thomas Smith, farmer, Priors Hall
Alfred West, miller and baker
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Lindsell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Lindsell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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