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History of Stambourne >> Post Office Directory 1874
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:
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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Rev. John Cooper Houchin, Independent
Rev. Alfred Master, M.A., Rectory
Isaac Ashard, shopkeeper
Caleb Beckwith, farmer, Little Collins Farm
Samuel Coppin, carpenter
Mrs. Mary Fitch, shopkeeper
Nehemiah Flack, painter
James Gatward, farmer
Joseph Hardy, shopkeeper
Joseph Choat Jarvis, baker and grocer
George Lewis Lewsey, Lion Inn PH
William Martin, blacksmith
George Ruffle, farmer
John William Ruffle, farmer, Church Farm
John Smee, shoe maker
Benjamin Smith, farmer, Great Tagley
William Smith, farmer, New House
Daniel Unwin, farmer
Daniel Unwin, jun. farmer
George Unwin , miller, corn and seed merchant, Old House Farm
William Walter Wiffen, shoe maker
John Willett, farmer, The Hall
John Wright, Butchers' Arms PH, and carpenter
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Stambourne - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stambourne - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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