High Street, Manningtree, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Manningtree >> Post Office Directory 1874
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:
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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William Howlett, registrar of marriages, High Street
Hutchinson and Woodgate, ladies' school, The Hill
Mrs. Jane Jennings, milliner, South Street
Alfred Thomas Johnson, outfitter, High Street
Albert Killick, Cricketers' Arms PH, High Street
Benjamin King, grocer and provision dealer, High Street
John Henry Lambert, baker, Lawford Street
Mrs. Matilda Lark, Packet commercial inn, High Street
Edward Henry Leigh, fell monger, Lawford Street
Richard Leigh, saddler and harness maker, High Street
Benjamin Lilley, baker, Regent Street
John Long, pork butcher, South Street
John William Long, butcher, Regent Street
Samuel Long, shoe maker, Water Side
Manningtree and Mistley Reading Rooms Richard Sanderson, sec., South Street
Edwin Markland, homeopathic chemist, High Street
George Meadows, fruiterer, South Street
David Mustard, solicitor and superin.tendent registrar, High Street
James Neale, omnibus proprietor
William Neale, linen draper, South Hill
George Nevill, shopkeeper, Back Hill
William Newman, grocer, South Street
Robert Nightingale, beer retailer, Lawford Street
Charles Spencer Owen, solicitor, High Street
Charles Page, maltster and corn merchant
Robert Page maltster, coal and corn merchant, Quay and Mistley Wharf, Mistley
Thomas Page, watch maker, South Street
William Palmer, baker, High Street
South Street, Manningtree.© Copyright Robert Edwards contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
William Parsons, town surveyor, South Hill
William Parsons and Son, plumbers and glaziers, High Street and South Hill
Robert Thomas Paskell, baker, High Steet
Mrs. Ann Payn, laundress, Waterside
Thomas Peat, surgeon, High Street
Joseph Pittock, shoe warehouse, High Street
Joseph Nun Pittock, fishmonger, South Street
William Pool, cabinet maker, South Hill
Jasper Porter, chimney sweeper, Quay
Thomas George Porter, chimney sweeper, Back Hill
William Ralph, basket maker, South Street
James Sadler, patent leather manufacturer
Alfred Sargent, beer retailer, South Street
Samuel Sawyer, furniture broker Waterside
William Wood Saxby, hair dresser, South Street
William Jarrold Shansfleld, salt merchant, Quay
John Sizer, accountant and wine and spirit merchant
Robert Stratt, Flag Inn PH, Lawford Street
Taylor and Jessup, steam sawing and plaining mills, Salt Office Quay
Miss Jane Taylor, stationer, High street
John William Taylor, veterinary surgeon, Back Hill
James Titlow, tailor and woollen draper, High Street
John Ainger Tweed, baker, South Hill
William Gage Vince, boot and shoe maker, South Street
George Vincent, beer retailer, Back Hill
Thomas Wagstaff, greengrocer, South Street
Walter Ward, beer retailer
Thomas Watts, printer, bookseller and stationer, High Street
John Thomas Wilson, beer retailer, Back Hill
Susan Winter and Frances Winter, school, High Street
John Billingsley Winter, chemist and druggist, High Street
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