History of Navestock

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Former Green Man PH (now a restaurant), Navestock.
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History of Navestock >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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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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James Harris, parish clerk
William Henry Higden, school master, Navestock Heath
Rev. William Berkley M.A. vicar
John Bull, Navestock Hall
Ambrose Colson, Abbotswick House, Navestock Side
Countess Frances Waldegrave. Dudbrook House
James Barker, Farmer, Watrehales
Charles Benjafield, farmer, Curtis Mill Green
John Bennett, shopkeeper, Navestock Side
James Bridges, farmer, Curtis Mill Green
Joseph Brown, blacksmith
Richard Buttle, farmer, Rose Hall
William Coleman, farmer, Bois Hall Farm
Thomas Cross, cow keeper, Curtis Mill Green
Daniel Dellar, bricklayer, Navestock Side
John Lovell Fry, farmer, Beacon Hill
Charles Goodwin, shopkeeper, Navestock Side
John Grayling, beer retailer, Curtis Mill Green
Collinson Hall, milk contractor and miller, Princess Gate Farm
Joseph Heslop, carpenter
Daniel Hicks, farmer and landowner
William Lenny, farmer, Curtis Mill Green
John Miles, farmer, Howlet Hall
Robert Miles, farmer, Skips Corner
Edwin Mollett, farmer, Waterhales
John Newcomb, farmer, Beacon Hill
Charles Ottley, beer retailer, Horseman Side
Henry Pain, Green Man Inn and farmer Navestock Side
William Pope, Plough, Navestock Heath
Mrs Charlotte Pratt, farmer, Loft Hall
Hnery Richardson, boot maker
Thomas Sadler, farmer, Yew Tree Farm
William Saggers, beer retailer, Horseman Side
Charles Seal, Navestock Bower
James Sutton, beer retailer, Navestock Side
Henry Tyrrell, farmer, Waterhales
Henry Wakeling, blacksmith, Navestock Side

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

Navestock - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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