History of Roxwell

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Thatcher's Farm, Roxwell.
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History of Roxwell >> 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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John Emerson, parish clerk
James Webb, school master, National School
Miss Deborah Johnson, school mistress, National School
John Wright Carr, Newland Hall
Mrs. Cooch
Rev. Thomas John Hearn, M.A., vicar
Mrs. Mary Ann Juster, Radley Green
Charles Pierson, Skreens Park
William Burles, farmer, Armswick Farm
Richard Bush, cattle dealer and farmer
James Christy, jun., farmer, Hill Farm
James Cogdale, bricklayer
John Cogdale, blacksmith
Miss Sophia Cooch, farmer, Hill Farm
Mrs. Martha Couchman, butcher
John Crush, farmer, Elms
George Darby, shopkeeper and beer retailer, Radley Green
John Emberson, wheelwright
William Gandy, farmer, Mountneys
Mrs. John Gower, farmer, Chalk End
William Gray, Chequers PH
Henry Harker, grocer
Henry Hawkins, Hare and Hounds Ph, and brewer and farmer, Blackwall
John Josling, farmer, Oat Street

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Mrs. Mary Knight, baker
James Luckling, beer retailer, Cooksmill Green
Samuel Metson, farmer, Radley Green
Charles Millbank, farmer, Blow's Farm
Frederick Oddy, boot and shoe maker
Thomas Perry, boot and shoe maker, Cooksmill Green
William Ram, farmer, Newland Hall
John Shepherd Ray, miller
Arthur Robert Rutter, boys' school, Roxwell Academy
Hugh Simons, farmer, Broadgate
William Tippler, lanowner, afrmer, maltster, brickmaker and grocer, Dukes
Benjamin Turpin, farmer, Pooty Pools
John Warren, Cherry Tree
George Wheal, furniture broker, Chalk End
Henry Wright, shopkeeper and farmer
Michael Young, farmer, Butt Hatch
Solomon Young, farmer, Thatchers Farm

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

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Roxwell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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