History of Peldon

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History of Peldon >> 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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William Pooley, parish clerk
Temperence Vince, schoolmistress
Rev. Carter Hall, M.A., Rectory
Francis Bawtree, farmer, The Cottage
Alexander Clarke, farmer
Joseph Digby, farmer
Henry Dodd, blacksmith
Isaac Mortlock, poulterer
George Naylor, baker and grocer
Thomas Nelson, Rose PH and bricklayer
Thomas Neville, farmer, Rolls Farm
Edward Nice, Plough PH
John Osbourne, farmer
Stephen Overall, farmer, Brick House
John Pasfield, grocer
Thomas Pilgrim, farmer, Butler's Farm
Charles Simpson, poulterer
Mrs. Mary Tiffin, farmer
William Went, miller
William White and Son, grocers
George Wilsmer, farm bailiff for Mrs. Burgess, Peldon Lodge
Arthur Woodward, farmer, Sampson's Farm
John Wright, farmer and beer retailer

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

Peldon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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