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History of Maldon >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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Covers Maldon and Fullbridge.

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Elijah Mynard, shopkeeper, High Street
William Nash, draper, High Street
John Newman, bricklayer, Purleigh Road
William Newnes, boot and shoe maker, High Street
David Nickols, clothier, High Street
Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Nightingale, milliner, Fambridge Road
Robert Nightingale, artist, Fambridge Road
William Olley, barge owner, High Street
Frank Orttewell, manufacturing, furnishing and general ironmonger, High Street and St. Peter's lane
Charles Parker, coal merchant and ale and porter stores, High Street
James Perry, seed grower, High Street
Joseph Perry, tobacconist, and fancy repository, Fullbridge
Piggot and Sons, oil cake, corn and manure merchants and millers ; and at Little Haddow and Chelmsford
Richard Pledger, farmer, Great Beeleigh
Henry Porter, pork butcher, High Street
George Wayland Potter, baker, High Street
Mrs. Sarah Potter, boot and shoe maker, Market Hill
Thomas Potter, grocer, High Street
William Prebble, tobacco pipe maker, The Hythe
George Prime, grocer, High Street
Henry Prior, furniture dealer, Market Hill
William Pyman, gardener, White Horse Yard
Jacob Ralph, fishmonger, High Street
Samuel Ratcliff', farmer, Little Beeleigh
Joseph Raven, beer retailer, Church Street
Edward Newman Rayment, dyer, Wantz Road
Philip Revett, King's Head family and commercialhotel, High Street

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Outside Rose and Crown PH, Maldon, c.1910
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Alfred Richardson, brewer, Wantz Road
Stephen Robinson, architect etc., High Street
John Rogers, accountant, London Road
Miss Henrietta Roote, milliner and dress maker, Silver Street
William Rudrum, Chequers PH, High Street
Robert Ruff, traveller for Maldon Iron Works Co. Ltd. Fullbridge
Stephen Abbott Notcutt Rutt, corn, coal, oil cake, seed and manure merchant, Fullbridge
John Sadd and Sons, english and foreign timber merchants and importers
Sadler and Son, sail makers, The Hythe
John William Samms, grocer, High Street
William Sampson, examining officer, West Chace
George Sanders, corn merchant and farmer, Church House
Henry John Sansom, manager of Messrs. Sparrow and Co.'s bank, High Street
Ebenezer Saunders, builder, surveyor, timber and stone merchant, and steam saw mills, Fullbridge Wharf
Miss Elizabeth Saunders, ladies' school, High Street
George Saunders, Dolphin PH, High Street
James Saunders, boot and shoe maker, Gate Street
Savings Bank (Edgar Jeremiah Bridge, actuary), High Street
William Scofield, currier and leather cutter, High Street
Joseph Seamans, carpenter, Spital Road
James Searles, fruiterer and seedsman, Fullbridge
Mrs. Emma Seex, White Hart, Fullbridge
James Selby, master mariner, North Street

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King's Head Hotel, Maldon, c.1910
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Sewell and Blaikie, wine and spirit merchants, Silver Street
Mark Shelley, cabinet maker, Butt Lane
Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners' Royal Benevolent Society (W.K. Digby, hon. agent)
William Simpson, baker, North Street
William Sinclair, trinity pilot, Mill Road
James Smee, blacksmith and ship owner, Wantz Road
Mrs. Lucy Smee, butcher and ship owner, Wantz Road
Jonas Smith and George Smith, builders and undertakers, Wantz Road
Mrs. Emma Smith, boot and shoe maker, High Street
Mrs. George Smith, milliner, High Street
Henry Smith, builder, Tenterfield Cottages, Wantz Road
James Smith, farm bailiff to James Barritt, Spital Road
John Smith, farmer, New Road
Robert Smith, currier and leather seller, High Street
Samuel Smith, draper, High Street
South Essex Equitable Investment and Advance Company
Limited (Thomas Worraker, sec.), Silver Street
Joseph South, beer retailer, Fullbridge
Thomas Southgate, corn and flour dealer, High Street
Sparrow, TuffnelI, Parker, Woodhouse and Tutfnell, bankers (H.J. Sansom, manager), High Street
William Spells, shopkeeper, Wantz Road
Henry Sprague, wine, spirit and ale and porter merchant
Mrs. Sarah Spurden, beer retailer, High Street

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