History of Little Clacton
Holland Road, Little Clacton
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History of Little Clacton >> 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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Joseph Downs, parish clerk
John Woolfrey, schoolmaster
Hannah Boreham, mistress
Rev. William Green, M.A., Vicarage
William Stebbing, Gallaway Cottage
Phillis Blunden, farmer
John Butcher, farmer
Jonathan Carter, Blacksmith's Arms
Henry Eldred, blaksmith
Abraham Fisher, farmer and grocer
John Fisher, farmer, Bovill's
John Woods Fisher, farmer, Bidwells
George Frost, farmer
Alfred Funnell, basket maker
Elizabeth Gould, beer retailer
Caroline Hewett, shopkeeper
Thomas Hicks, farmer, Grove House
Jacob James, wheelwright
William Joy, farmer
William Laws, farmer and landowner, Lodge
William Lott, farmer, Bell's Farm
James Moore, carrier
Sampson Phillips, farmer, Cook's Green
Nathaniel Sorrell, farmer, Rayner's
John Sparling, farmer
William Thorington, farmer
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Little Clacton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Clacton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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