History of Mountnessing

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Mountnessing Hall, Mountnessing.
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History of Mountnessing >> 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.

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George Barham, Adelaide Cottage
William Edward Bench, Melchett Place
William Havers, Bacon's Farm
Rev. Richard Macnamara, vicar
Miss Matson, Drury's
Charles Ranken Vickerman, Thoby Priory; and Hean Castle, Saundersfoot, South Wales
Joseph Agnis, miller and baker
Alfred Barnard Bacon Baker, farmer, Alma Cottage
Richard Bannister, farmer
Philip Collyer Barker, farmer and horse dealer, Westlands
William Beall, farmer, The Grange
Alfred Brittain, beer retailer
Francis Campbell, farmer, Woollard's farm
James Carswell, shoe maker
Luke Clark, farmer, Woodranges
Mrs. Emma Cross, farmer, Wardropes
John Cross, farmer, Jordan's Farm
Arthur Crush, farmer, Mountnessing Hall
Robert Davies, George and Dragon PH
John Gentry, boot and shoe maker
William Havel and Edward Havers, farmers, Bacon's Farm
John Hawkins, beer retailer and shopkeeper
Henry Hills, grocer
John Joslin, farmer, Bellman's Farm
James Kendell, beer retailer
John Merrington and Richard Merrington, farmers, Lawness Farm
Thomas Nicholas and Alfred Nicholas, farmers, Arnold's Farm
James Gurden Reeve, shopkeeper
Frederick Rickett, farmer, Master John's Farm
George Self, farmer, Marlbrook
William Spackman, wheelwright and blacksmith
John Stock, jun., farmer
Alfred Thorogood, farmer
James Watts, beer retailer
Charles Wilkinson, beer retailer
Darby Wright, tailor

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

Mountnessing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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