History of North Weald Bassett

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History of North Weald Bassett >> 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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Samuel Bawtry
Rev. Henry Corkerill, M.A. J.P., Vicarage
Mrs. Hart, Duck Lane
Henry Lindus
Josiah Marsh, Woodside
Mrs. Rebecca Baker, blacksmith and beer retailer
Samuel James Blatch, carpenter and wheelwright
Jacob Broad, Rainbow and Dove PH
Clark and Winch, builders
Jonathan Edmunds, Bull and Horse Shoe PH
Samuel Green, farmer
Mrs. Ann Hampton, farmer
George Hart, farmer
William Hornsby, wheelwright
Edmund Law, farmer
William Leaversuch, fellmonger, The Elms
Charles Mayhew, Talbot PH
Thomas Mills, farmer
Isaac Pain, blacksmith
George Pegrum, beer retailer
William Rayment, blacksmith
James Ridington, Blacksmiths' Arms PH, and poulterer
Charles Smith, farmer
Henry Smith, carpenter and beer retailer
John Thomas Smith, auctioneer
William Tarling, farmer
William Tolley, King's Head PH
Richard Tyser, baker
James Warwick, beer retailer

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North Weald Bassett - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

North Weald Bassett - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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