History of Newport
Hercules Inn and Filing Station, Newport, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Newport >> 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, 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.
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Barnard George Hayden, Parsonage House
Rev. James Brown, B.A.
Henry John Buck, L.R.C.P., Belmont House
Rev. Robert Burdett Burgess, M.A., vicar
Rev. John Chapman, M.A., vicar
Rev. Edward Horton, Independent
Charles Kentish Probert
William Charles Smith, J.P., Shortgrove
Charles Archer, butcher
William Banham, shoe maker
Abram Barnard, grocer and draper
George Hayden Barnard, coal merchant and farmer, Parsonage House
Mrs. Anne Buck, Hercules Inn PH, and wheelwright
Henry John Buck, surgeon, L.R.C.P., Belmont House
John Buck, wheelwright
John Bunten, plumber and glazier
Hebert Bunting, Rose and Crown PH
Elijah Cann, beer retailer
William Carter, beer retailer and coal dealer
Mrs. Frances Chapman, day school
Mrs. Sarah Cornell, dress maker
Thomas Osborne Crane, carpenter
William Day, cattle dealer
Charles William Debnam, watch and clock maker
John Edwick, farmer
William Fennell, lime burner
Henry Flood, superintendent of police
Gas Company Limited (William Wells, secretary & manager)
Frederick Gaylord, farmer, Hospital Farm
David Gayler, baker and brickmaker
John Hayden, blacksmith
Joseph Holgate, boot and shoe maker
Robert Holman, blacksmith
Charles Johns, plumber and glazier
Mrs. Ruth Johnson, farmer
Thomas Lampkin, carrier
William Manton, beer retailer
Thomas Mascall, butcher
John Muggin, baker and shopkeeper
Joseph Newell, saddler
Thomas Newport, malster; and at Henham
Miss Eliza Parratt, shopkeeper
Mrs. Elizabeth Plumb, hurdle maker
Joseph Searle, Three Tuns PH
Thomas Shirley, farmer, Pond Cross
Phillip Trott, bricklayer
William Revett Trott, Star Inn PH, and farmer
Mrs. Susannah Wakefield, grocer and draper
James Warren, Coach and Horses PH, and farmer
William Wells, relieving officer and registrar of births and deaths
William Henry Wells, assistant overseer and rate collector
William Henry Willett, higgler
William Wright, shopkeeper
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