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History of Manuden >> 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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Rev. Joseph Bernard Forster, M.A., Vicarage
Mrs. Thomas, Manuden House
William Baker, farmer
Edward Brand, blacksmith and beer retailer
Arthur Burls, grocer and draper
Charles Burb, coal, guano and artificial manure merchant, Rectory Farm
Joseph Burls, farmer
Mrs. Ann Bush, farmer
James Bush, beer retailer
Thomas Orger Bush, grocer and draper
Henry Caton, farmer, Up End
Thomas Chopping, miller
Charles Clayden, farmer, Peynton Hall
Joseph Cowell, farmer, Battles hall
George Horner, baker
Thomas Horner, hurdle maker
Richard Alfred Martin, grocer and draper
William Moss, tailor and shopkeeper
John Newman, farmer and landowner, Up End
Misses Hannah and Abigail Patmore, farmers, Hall Farm
Mrs. Mary Ann Patmore, farmer, Pinchpools
George Phillips, blacksmith
William Phillips, blacksmith
Miss Emily Robertson, dress maker
George Smith, farmer, Parsonage Farm
William Teddar, shoe maker
Miss Ellen Tharby, dress maker
Thomas Tharby, carrier
Samuel Totman, farmer, Mallows Green
James Ward, carpenter
Mrs. Mary Ward, Cock PH
Mrs. Ann Watts, fellmonger
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Manuden - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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