History of Nazeing
King Harold's Head PH, Nazeing, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, he nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census.
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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George Smith, parish clerk
Mrs M.A. Gardner, school mistress
George Fairchild, post office
Charles Barry, Snows
Charles James Bury, St.Leonards
Mrs Edenborough, Nazing Cottage
Robert Henty, Nazing Park
Lieutenant Colonel George Palmer J.P.
Samuel Smily, Greenleaves
Rev. Henry Mervyn Tyrwhitt M.A., vicarage
Thomas Argent, shopkeeper
William Bailey, Coach and Horse
John Beningfield, Crown Hotel
Charles Bridgman, farmer
James Bridgman, farmer
Charles Charter, King Harold's Head and carpenter
William Clayden, farmer
Edward Collins, farmer, Bury Farm
John Crawley, farmer
Charles Dean, farmer, Burnt Farm
Charles Dellar, wheelwright
Joseph Drake, farmer
George Fairchild, shopkeeper
John Fairchild, carpenter
Alexander Felstead, farmer
Henry Hockley, miller and grocer
Charlotte Hodge, farmer
Francis Low, blacksmith
Matthew Mumford, plumber
Abraham Nicholls, farmer
George Nicholls, farmer
William Nicholls, farmer
Ralph Palmer, farmer
Alfred Pegrum, carpenter
James Pegrum, farmer
James Thomas Pegrum, farmer, Greenleaves
Joseph Pegrum, farmer
Samuel Pegrum, farmer
Susan Pegrum (Mrs), farmer
Thomas Pegrum, shopkeeper
Ann Rumble (Mrs), beer retailer
George Standingford, farmer
William Standingford, farmer
John Taylor, farmer
John Warders, Red Lion
Arthur Webb, farmer
George Webb, Sun
William Webb, Crooked Billet
William Welch, farmer
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Nazeing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Nazeing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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