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History of Little Bardfield >> Post Office Directory 1874
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:
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 Cutts, Little Bardfield Hall
Rev. Richard Henry White, M.A., rector
John Ambrose, farmer, Grove House
Charles Andrews, farmer
Richard Bedlow, farmer, Cracklands
Joseph Betts, miller
Joseph Clarke, farmer, Wainford's Farm
John Cutts, solicitor
John Cutts, farmer, Hyde's
Joseph Giblin, farmer
John Hynds, farmer, Oxen End
John Mihill, Spread Eagle PH, and baker
John Myzen, farmer, Dixon's Farm
George Overall, florist
Jonathan Page, shoe maker
Henry Rawlinson, farmer
John Ruse, farmer, Pitley Farm
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