History of Manningtree

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History of Manningtree >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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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. Charles Severn Absolom, M.A., vicar, High Street
Alfred Ernest Alston, High Street
John Edward Alston, High Street
John Thomas Ambrose, High Street
Offwood Bendall, jun., Lawford Hill
Mrs. Chisnel, Mistley Street
John William Cook, M.D. High Street
Mrs. Death, South Hill
James Harvey Folkard, High Street
Charles Goody, South Hill
Thomas Goody, South Hill
Misses Green, High Street
Samuel Smith Harvey, High Street
Henry William Jones, Oxford Road
Rev. Thomas Reece Jones, (Wesleyan), South Hill
Mrs. Keningale, South Hill
Mrs. Kingsbury, South Hill
George Leigh, Lawford Hill
Rev. Thomas Morgan, Oxford Road
Rev. William Henry Moseley, (Wesleyan), Oxford Road
David Mustard, High Street
Charles Spencer Owen, High Street
Arthur Page, High Street
John Page, South Street
Mrs. Page, South Street
Robert Everitt Page, High Street and Mistley Hall
Thomas Peat, High Street
Mrs. Richardson, High Street
James Sadler, High Street
Richard Sanderson, South Street
William Jarrold Shanfield, High Street
Charles Taylor, High Street
Mrs. Thompson, South Hill
Misses Webber, North Villa
Joseph Bishop West
Edward John Alston and Sons, brewers, etc., High Street
John Thomas Ambrose, solicitor, High Street
George Balls, baker, Hill Street
George Edward Barnes, Railway Hotel
Thomas Barton, supervisor of inland revenue, Regent Street
James Beeston, bricklayer, Regent Street

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Offwood Bendall, agricultural implement maker, Lawford iron works
Charles Bird, plumber, painter and glazier, High Street
William Birkdale, hairdresser, South Street
James Bloom, saddler and harness maker, Lawford Street
James Bolton, Red Lion PH, South Street
Horace Nevill Brooks, auctioneer and valuer, High Street
Henry Broom, shoe maker, South Street
Frederick John Bugg, boot maker, High Street
William Bunnett, cooper, Lawford Street
Miss Hannah Cant, dress maker, South Hill
James Cant, fishmonger, Mistley Street
Samuel Long Cant, painter etc., Market Hill
Francis B. Capon builder and contractor, Market Hill
Jonathan Carter, boot and shoe maker, Church Lane
George Thomas Clover, carpenter, High Street
John William Cook, physician, High Street
Henry George Cove, inland revenue officer
James William Cowell, King's Head PH, High Street
Charles Cracknell, linen draper, High Street
Anthony Fulcher Curtis, builder and cabinet maker, Regent Street
Nathaniel Dale, White Hart family and commercial hotel, and inland revenue officer, High Street
Alfred Day, blacksmith, Lawford Street
William Disney, tinman, High Street
Arthur Downing, watch and clock maker, High Street
Mrs. Mary Eade, grocer, South Hill
James Earthy, watch maker, South Street
Miss Elizabeth Edwards, school, Oxford Road
Mrs. Emma Finch,shopkeeper, Market Hill
John Fisk, inland revenue officr, Oxford Road
Robert Free, maltster, Church Lane
William Frost, beer retailer, High Street
James Frostick, blacksmith, High Street Gas Works John Sizer, sec. Watts Thomas, manager, Oxford Road
Robert William Gibling, baker, South Street
George Goddard, Cock Inn, Market Hill
Mrs. Mary Ann Goodwin, beer retailer, South Street
Mrs. Sarah Goodwin, fancy repository, South Street
Thomas Goody and Son, ale and porter merchants, South Hill
William Gowen, shoe maker, South Street
John Box Green, currier and leather seller, South Hill
William Grave Green, butcher and farmer, High Street
Mrs. Anne Groom, grocer and linen draper, High Street
Samuel Hammond, boot maker, High Street
Samuel Harvey and Sons, grocers and drapers, High Street
James Hibberd, grocer, South Street
Holland and Co., whitesmiths and bell hangers, South Street

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