History of Ramsey

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History of Ramsey >> 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.

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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Amis Hempson, Hill House
Rev. W. Guise Tucker, M.A., Vicarage
William Abbott, boot and shoe maker
Mrs. John Allsop, farmer
Edmond Blowers, grocer and draper
John Brampton, farmer, Poplar House, Brick Kiln and Bowl Farms
Robert Brooks, miller and baker
John Button, shopkeeper
William Clark, farmer
Alfred Charles Cooley, farmer, South Hall
Richard Deex, beer retailer
Richard Deex, baker
Stephen Ellis, blacksmith
Stephen Ellis, jun., Castle Inn PH
George Francis, relieving officer
Joseph Girling, farmer and landowner, Primrose Hall
Richard Good, shopkeeper
George Simpson Hardy, farmer, Ramsey Hall
Amis Hempson, landowner, farmer and maltster, Hill House

Samuel King, blacksmith
George Lucas, carpenter and wheelwright
Lewis Lucas, farmer, East New Hall
William Malpas, farmer
Mrs. Adelaide Elizabeth Newman, shopkeeper
George Norman, farm bailiff to Amis Hempson, esq
Peter Palmer, farmer, Burnt House
James Rayner, farmer, South House
Edward Rowles, bailiff to Edgar Walter Garland, esq
Joseph Saxby, shopkeeper
John South, farmer, Foulton Hall
David Taylor, veterinary surgeon
James Thompson, farm bailiff to George Hardy
William Nathaniel Tomkins, farmer, Rey Farm
William Orford Ward, Lord Nelson Inn PH
Alfred Woodard, shopkeeper
William Henry Wrinch, farmer, Roydon Hall
Edward Young, bricklayer

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

Ramsey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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