Ancestors lost in the crowd?
New to family history research?
Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
History of Marks Tey
St. Andrew's Church, Marks Tey
Photograph by kind permission of Robert Edwards,
contributor to the Geograph Project
History of Marks Tey >> Post Office Directory 1874
Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.
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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
George Jefferies, station master
John Fineham, school master
Mrs. Eliza Fineham, school mistress
John Cane, Marks Tey Hill
Rev. Donald Millman, M.A., Rectory
Louisa Bacon and Ada Bacon, shopkeepers
John Chaplin, farmer
John Dixey, farmer
Charles French, builder and bricklayer
Joseph Stammers, maltster
Mrs. Eliza Goodey, Trowel And Hammer PH
George Hart, cattle dealer
Charles Kary, bricklayer
Shadrach, Prince of Wales
Mrs. Sarah Mayhew, shopkeeper
John Moss, farmer
Zimri William Pedley, builder, wheelwright and blacksmith
Daniel Tampion, farmer
John Wahstaff, farmer, Church House
Charles Warren, Red Lion PH
Thomas Carrington Wilson, corn and seed merchant
Back to History of Marks Tey
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