History of Little Sampford

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History of Little Sampford >> 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.

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Rev. Robert Henry Eustace, M.A., rural dean and surrogate, The Grange
Rev. George Frederic Price, M.A., rector
William Anstey, Fighting Cocks PH
Benjamin Cornell, farmer, Clark's
Charles Crocklin, farmer, Maynard's
Charles Everett, thatcher
Frederick Gray, farmer, Clock House
James Gray, fanner, Bush Farm
Joseph Giblin, farmer, Highgate
Bridges Hemmant, farmer, Mount Hall
James Johnson, thatcher
John Johnson, shoe maker
John Pettit, miller and vestry clerk, Mill House
William Portway, farmer, Mill Hall
Arthur Richardson, farmer, Green Farm
Joseph Ruse, farmer, Valley Farm
William Siggs, farmer, Little Clarks
Frederick Snow and William Snow, farmers, Friars
Peter Starling, farmer and miller
Thomas Starling, farmer, Howlets
Mrs. Susan Tant1er, farmer, Bond Farm
James Tofts, farmer, Tews
William Woods, farmer, BIackhouse

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Little Sampford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Little Sampford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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