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History of Pleshy >> Post Office Directory 1874
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:
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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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Rev. James Hales Donner, vicar
George Bohannan, White Horse PH, and builder
Walter Bowtell, shopkeeper and cabinet maker
James Campen, carpenter
Thomas Churchman Darby, farmer, Lodge Farm
Herbert Dowsett, farmer and landowner, Park Farm
Mrs. Mary Everitt, shopkeeper
Stephen Everitt, maltster
William Fuller, farmer, Plesheybury
Charles Harmond, bricklayer
William Hasler, blacksmith
George Hitching, farmer, Linstead Farm
John R Matthews, farmer
George Owers, boot and shoe maker
Charles Philpott, shoe maker and beer retailer
Philip Quilter , farmer and horrse dealer
John Rayment, butcher
Rayment Saltmarsh, boot and shoe maker
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