History of Rivenhall
Western Arms PH, Silver End, Rivenhall
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History of Rivenhall >> 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, he nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census.
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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Miss Lucy Waters, school mistress
Rev. John Charles Burnside, curate
Hnery Dixon, Dorward's Hall
Rev. Bradford Denne Hawkins, M.A., Rectory
Lady Dowager Wood, Rivenhall Place
John Beckwith, Western Arms PH
Joseph Beckwith, farmer, Whitehead's Farm
Arthur Henry Constable, farmer
Jasper Cutts, grocer
Charles Felton, farmer, Bowers Hall
James Holliday, beer retailer
print published 1834
Henry Hutley, blacksmith
Mrs Hutley, farmer, Hall
William Hutley, farmer, Park Gates
James King, wheelwright
William Porter, farmer, Springhold and Pond Farm
Abraham William Potter, farmer, Withers
George Potter, farmer, Hoo Hall
Frederick Shelley, Prince of wales PH
george Taber, farmer and market gardener
Mrs. Sophia Thorowgood, Faox PH
James Upson, farmer, Boar Sty
Anthony Warwicker Cooke, farmer, Park Pales
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Rivenhall - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Rivenhall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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