History of Sandon
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History of Sandon >> 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 Sarah Pfeil, school mistress
Mrs. Brewers, Standon Lodge
Rev. Stanley Taylor Gibson, B.D., rector
Mrs. Pite, Peasons
William Polley Levitts
Frederick Carne Rasch, J.P., Woodhill House
William Barnard, Old Crown PH and baker
William Belcher, farmer, Potash Farm
David Brewers, farmer, Southlands
John Bewers, farmer, Sandon Hall
Uriah Brown, boot and shoe maker
Robert Card, shopkeeper
Ephraim Devonish, wheelwright
Mrs. Susannah Edwards, shopkeeper
George Firmin, farmer, Great Hunts
James Hughes, farmer, Howe Farm
Adolphus Edwin Phillips, farmer, Mays
Preston Charkes Phillips, farmer, Bridge Farm
Mrs. Sarah Ratcliff, farmer, Sandon Place
John Raven, farmer, Grove Farm
Thomas Riley, farmer, Mill Hill
William Henry Stibbard, blacksmith and farrier
William Whittingham, farmer, Butts Green
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Sandon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Sandon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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