History of Stanford Rivers

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History of Stanford Rivers >> 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.

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Augustus Berkeley
Rev. Frederick Elliot, chaplain to union
James Cort Haddon
Mrs Heckford
William Kynaston
Rev. Robert Kynaston, B.A., Rectory
John Baker, farmer
Wilson Baker, farmer
William Boor, farmer
Joseph Brown, farmer
John Bush, White Bear PH
Thomas Carter, farmer
David Christy, farmer
Charles Clark, farmer
Mrs. Sarah Edwards, shopkeeper
Samuel Fitch, farmer
John Foster, farmer
Charles Fowle, shopkeeper
John Freeman, cattle dealer and farmer
Edward Garrett, shoe maker
William Hutchins, hay carter
Edward Knights, farmer
William Millbank, farmer
John Mitson, beer retailer
Miss Sarah Mitson, shopkeeper
John Owers, Green Man PH, and baker
James Palmer, farmer
John Palmer, farmer
William Palmer, farmer
William Pavitt, wheelwrigh
William Rayner, bricklayer
Henry Rudd, blacksmith
William Russell, farmer
William Staines, wheelwright
Daniel Surridge, miller and farmer
James Tucker, hay carter
Mrs. Christiana Waters, farmer
William Wilson, shopkeeper
William Wright, beer retailer

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Stanford Rivers - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Stanford Rivers - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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