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History of Little Coggeshall (Coggeshall Hamlet) >> 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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Robert Bridge Appleford
William Appleford, The Hamlet
John Fuller Barnard, Pointwell Villa
William Gardner, Bridge House
Herbert Timperley Hicks, The Hall
Henry Skingley Rodick
Robert Bridge Appleford, miller, Abbey and West Mills
Charles Barnard, miller
Edward Fincham, farmer, Abbey Farm
William Gardner, brewer, maltster and wine and spirit merchant, Bridge House brewery
Benjamin Goodson, PortoBello, and seed grower
Herbert Hicks farmer, The Hall
Mrs. Mary Ann Hills, butcher
William Plastow, seed grower
Shadrach Lindo Snell, wheelwright
Mrs. Ann Turner, Hare and Hounds PH
Joseph Warren, baker
Charles Page Wood, farmer, Scrips Farm
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Little Coggeshall (not shown but near Great Coggeshall) - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Coggeshall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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