History of Moreton

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White Hart PH, Moreton.
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History of Moreton >> 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:


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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.

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.

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Rev. Robert Beauchamp Tower, M.A., J.P., rector
William Hill Alger, farmer and landowner
James Branch, shoe maker
Mrs. Maria Church, farmer
Samuel Church, farmer
Robert Clayden, shopkeeper
Mrs. Elizabeth Crouchman, miller
Robert Dyson, beer retailer
John Chaplin Eve, farmer
Daniel James Gingell, farmer
Daniel Taylor Gingell, farmer
James Godwin, Nag's Head PH
Richard Maryon, hurdle maker
Nathaniel Marrable, parish clerk
William Overall, farmer
William Pain, White Hart PH
Samuel Hewes Pannell, farmer
William Prentice, hurdlemaker
John Smith, farmer
Thomas Smith, farmer
Mrs. Elizabeth Spencer, farmer
Thomas Suckling, blacksmith; and at Ongar
John Tarbert, farmer
Alfred George Vale, shopkeeper
Arthur Robert Webster, baker
William White, farmer
Alfred Whitnall, farmer, New House

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Moreton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Moreton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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