History of Panfield

Panfield © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
St Mary and St Christopher's Church, Panfield, 1906
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History of Panfield >> 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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Rev. Edward James Hill, M.A., J.P., Rectory
Thomas White
John Barnard, farmer
John Butcher, blacksmith
Henry Byford, farmer
John Newman, farmer, Panfield Hall
James Robert Joscelyne, farmer, Panfield Farm, and at Cressing
John Barker Newman, Bell PH
Charles Rashbrooke, farmer, Little Priory
John Kiddy, farmer
John Reynolds, shoe maker
Robert Mann, farmer
Joseph Snow, shopkeeper

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

Panfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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