History of Rivenhall

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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, 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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Miss Lucy Waters, school mistress
Robert Bilney
Rev. John Charles Burnside, curate
William Coles
Hnery Dixon, Dorward's Hall
Rev. Bradford Denne Hawkins, M.A., Rectory
Thomas Lake
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

Rivenhall Place
Rivenhall Place
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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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