History of Sible Hedingham

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History of Sible Hedingham >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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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.

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George Abrahams, sen.
George Augustus Capes
William Chapman, High House
John Shepherd Eley
William Hale, Delvin End
Sackville Deene Hamilton, Davanants
Mrs. Hardy, Sidney Villa
Samuel Hockley
Edward Kelingsworth Johnson, Baker's Farm
Miss Johnson, Baker's Farm
Lewis Thomas Courtney, Tokat
Timothy Maher, Grove House
John Edward Moor
Thomas Rayner, Grays
Thomas Richardson
John Charles Staples, The White House
Miss Stennard, Elm Cottage
John Stubbing, Rookwoods
Charles Eglonton Thorn
Sidney Thorp
Rev. Henry Warburton, B.A., rector
Mrs. Webster, Hill Cottage
George Abrahams, jun., farmer, Roots Farm
Abrahams William, leather seller
George Ames, butcher and farmer
Miss Jane Ames, dress maker
John Argent, farmer
James Bligh, straw plait dealer
Miss Ann Boreham, baker
Robert Brett, bricklayer
Charles Butler, potato dealer
Mrs. Ann Carr, farmer, Morris Green
Frederick Clarke, White Horse PH, brewer and butcher
Arthur Bentall Collis, coal merchant
Alfred Cook, thrashing machine owner
George Coppin, tailor
William Corder and John Corder, brick makers
Orbell Cornish, brick maker
Thomas Deeks, farmer, Sparrows
Samuel Dyson, gardener
Thomas Eley, maltster and miller and hop merchant, Lower Mill
Henry Fitch, grocer and draper
Mrs. Ann Flack, seed grower
Charles Henry Flack, farmer
James Fletcher, farmer, Brick Wall
John Foreman, Three Sugar Loaves PH
Henry Fowler, shoe maker
Gas Works (Charles William Grimwood, lessee; George Must, manager)
Samuel Gatward, farmer
William Gatward, farmer
Thomas Giblin, higgler
George Gibson, beer retailer and carpenter
John Gibson, bricklayer
George Hicks Goodchild, farmer, Graves Hall
Samuel Goodchild, farmer, Blois
Richard Scott Hale, farmer
Matthew Walter Hall, farmer
William Harrington, farmer, Blooms Farm
John Hills, seed grower
Samuel Hockley, shopkeeper
Robert Ince, shoe maker
George Jenkinson, hair dresser
Edward Kelingsworth Johnson, artist, Baker's Farm
William Kendell, baker
William King, bricklayer
Mrs. Hannah Legerton, farmer, Hole Farm

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William Leonard, farmer, Prayor's Farm
Robert Letch, beer retailer
Thomas Letch, Higgler
Walter Moss Letch, beer retailer
Jeffery Mayn, Lamb PH, accountant and registrar of births and deaths
Charles Metson, miller
Henry Metson, farmer
Thomas Moy, coal merchant
Thomas Mullings, shopkeeper
William Newton, shopkeeper
Miss Elizabeth Nott, shopkeeper
John Orbell, White Lion PH, and carpenter
Thomas Pannell, gardener
John Pettit, shoe maker
Thomas Pettit, shoe maker
William Pettit, blacksmith
George Potter, farmer and seed grower, Brook Farm
John Pryke, shoe maker
Isaac Purkis, cooper
Samuel Rawlinson, farmer, Hazell Grove
Thomas Rayner, farmer and maltster
Robert Redgwell, beer retailer
Samuel Redgwell, shopkeeper
Charles Roast, Bell PH
John Robinson, farmer, Slough
Daniel Root, shoe maker
John Root, pig dealer
Thomas Root, cooper
Joseph Smith, farmer, Barnard's Farm
Lewis Smith, farmer, Barnard's Farm
Thomas Smith, blacksmith and beer retailer
Joseph Steward Spurgeon, grocer and draper, and post office
George Start, baker
David Steward, farmer
Isaac Steward, Black Horse PH, and higgler
Vero William Taylor, maltster
Sidney Thorp, surgeon
William Toswell, Swan PH
George Tree, inland revenue officer

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Sible Hedingham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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