History of Maldon

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History of Maldon >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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James Adams, rope and twine maker, Wantz Road
Miss Frances Aldham, ladies' school, High Street
George Aldham, glass and china dealer, High Street
John Allen, tobacconist, Wantz Road
Charles John Andrew, watch maker, High Street
Mrs. Mary Ann Andrews, pork butcher, High Street
William Angier, town crier, White Horse Yard
Henry Charles Dades Appleby, boys' school, High Street
Josiah Balls, boot and shoe maker, High Street
Mrs. Hannah Barbrook, marine store dealer, Church Street
Mrs. Sarah Barbrook, Castle PH, North Street
Thomas Handley Barbrook, out door officer, The Hythe
Alfred Barnard, jeweller and tobacconist, High Street
James Barritt, farmer, High Street
William Basham, beer retailer and barge builder, Bath Place
Samuel Baxter, bricklayer, High Street
James Beale, upholsterer, High Street
Joshua Beckett, basket maker and cooper, Market Hill
William Beckwith, baker, Wantz Road
Anthony Bentall and Son, linen drapers, High Street
Robert Blanks, gunsmith and naturalist, High Street
Robert Blaxall, butcher, Market Hill
Daniel Blowers, pork butcher, High Street
William Randall Blowers, saddler and harness maker, High Street
Benjamin Boreham, carpenter, Fambridge Road
Josiah Boreham, boot and shoe manufacturer, High Street
Francis John Bourne, farm bailiff to James Barritt, Brook Farm
Frederick Brewster, Volunteers' Arms PH, Wantz Road
Edgar Jeremiah Bridge, printer and stationer, High Street British and Foreign Sailors' Society, H.K. Digby, hon. agent, High Street
Charles Brooke, accountant, London Road
Frederick John Bugg, boot and shoe maker, High Street
Mrs. William Burgan, dress maker, High Street
Benjamin Burnes, clothier and furniture dealer, Spital Road
John Burridge, shopkeeper, High Street
William Burrows, Queen's Head PH, The Hythe
Stephen Cable, keeper of cemetery, London Road
George Camping, upholsterer and cabinet maker, High Street
Mrs. Isaac Cator, baker, High Street
Henry Clarke, boot and shoe maker, High Street
George Clayton, saddler and harness maker, High Street
William Henry Clover, boot and shoe maker, Wantz Road
Charles Henry Cockett, carpenter and builder, Union Lane
Henry Codd, solicitor and deputy superintendent registrar, High Street

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High Streetr, Maldon, c.1905
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William Codd, solicitor and superintendent registrar, Market Hill
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Collins, White Horse PH, High Street
William John Cook, hair dresser, and fancy repository, High Street
Charles Coote, baker and shopkeeper, High Street
Jonathan Crabb, veterinary surgeon, Fambridge Road
Cracknell Joseph, horse breaker, Tenterfield Cottages Crick and Hubbard, dispensers, High Street
William Crick, Crick and Freeman, solicitor, clerk of the peace and coroner for the borough of Ma1don
Charles Croxon, registrar of births and deaths for the district of All Saints and relieving officer, High Street
Edward Cutche, shopkeeper, Wantz Road
William Daughtry, professor of music, Wantz Road
George Davey, painter and glazier, Wantz Road
Thomas Alexander Dealth, baker, North Street
William Death, basket maker, Market Hill
Joseph Dedman, stationer, High Street
William Dedman, coach builder, Spital Road
William Dennis, tailor, Wantz Road
William Devenish, baker, Market Hill
Digby, Son and Evans, solicitors, Silver Street
George Edward Digby, Digby Son and Evans, solicitor, town clerk and clerk to borough magistrates, Silver Street; and at 35 Lincoln's inn fields, London
George Wyatt Digby, Digby Son and Evans, solicitor, Silver Street; and at 35 Lincoln's inn field, London
William King Digby, furniture dealer, High Street

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Railway Station, Maldon, c.1910
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Joseph Dines, builder, High Street
John Joseph Doe, hardware dealer, High Street
Thomas Coker Dowsett, Victoria Inn, Spital Road
Frederick Dunnett, bailiff to county court, North Street
Mrs. Sarah Dykes, stay maker, Mill Road
Mrs. Fanny Edwards, confectioner and photographer, Market Hill
Golden Eley, tobacconist, High Street
Samuel Ems, veterinary surgeon, Spital Road
Charles Elsey, chemist and druggist, High Street
John Embleton, manufacturing ironmonger, High Street
William Embleton, baker, Spital Road
Essex Provident Society Joseph Dedman, collector,High Street
Arthur Evans, Digby, Son and Evans, solicitor, Silver Street
Theophilus Evans, schoolmaster of workhouse
Henry Thomas Eve and Co., corn, coal, seed, oil cake and manure merchants and maltsters, Fullbridge; and at Heybridge
Charles Eve, watch maker and jeweller, High Street
Edward Everard, ship agent, Market Hill
Joseph Everard, postmaster, High Street
Mrs. Ann Filby, beer retailer, Fambridge Road
Caleb Finch and Samuel Finch, watch makers, High Street
George Finch, plumber and glazier, High Street

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