History of Littlebury
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History of Littlebury >> 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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
John Burrell, Rectory Farm
Edmund Emson, Littlebury Green
Rev. Joseph Wix, M.A., vicar
Mrs. Birch Wolfe
John Abraham, carpenter
George Hayden Barnard, coal merchant, Great Eastern Railway
John Burrell, farmer, Rectory Farm
Charles Duke and Henry Duke, butchers and farmers
Thomas Edwards, Falcon PH
Edmund Emson, farmer, Littlebury Green
Mrs. Ann Godfrey, wheelwright
Thomas Green, blacksmith
Walter Hazell, beer retailer
Ezekiel King, tailor
Thomas King, miller and farmer, Littlebury Mills
John Toovey Lyles, farmer, Bordeaux
George Pettit, The Hoops PH, Littlebury Green
Daniel Poacher, shopkeeper
James Savill, farmer, Littlebury Green
Edward Serjeant, farmer, Bordeaux
Charles Webb, Queen's Head PH
William Wright, bricklayer and grocer
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Littlebury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Littlebury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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