History of Shalford
St Andrew's Church, Shalford, 1909
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Shalford >> 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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John Bell, parish clerk
Walter Ernest Toombs, school master
Humphrey Richard Marriott, J.P., Abbott's Hall
Rev. Henry Bennet Phelips, M.A., Vicarage
Joseph Adams, farmer, Hunts Farm
Mrs. Sarah Allen, beer retailer and shopkeeper
Mrs. Sarah Bearman, George PH
Thomas Blanks, blacksmith and beer retailer
Frederick Byford, farmer, Roselands
Porter Byford, farmer, Bartlett's Farm
Joseph Carder, bricklayer
Charles Fitch, malster and farmer
William Gepp, gardener
Thomas Gladwin, farmer, Hubbards
William Grub, shoe maker
John Hitching, grocer, draper, baker and farmer
John S. Legerton, landowner, Whitehouse
John Stock Legerton, jun., landowner and farmer, Little's Farm
Henry Quye Ling, farmer, Shalford Hall
Herbert Ling, farmer, Killhogs
Edward Metson, wheelwright
Charles Walker Tabor, farmer, Redferne
Edward Tanner, beer retailer
George Tanner, carpenter
James Thompson, thatcher, Jasper's Green
George Willis, gardener
Porter Willis, brewer, malster and farmer, Sheering Hall
Thomas West, miller
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Shalford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Shalford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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