History of Southend-on-Sea

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History of Southend-on-Sea >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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James Arthurson, 11 Albyn Terrace, Queen's Road
Lovat Ashe, 2 Park Road
Mrs. Bailey, 25 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
Mrs. Bakewell, 3 Whitegate Villas
Edward Barron, Lonsdale Villa, Cliff Parade
John George Baxter, Carlton Villa
Samuel Baylis, Glan-Mor, Cliff Parade
Joseph Beard, 3 Clifton Terrace
Thomas Clarkson Biggs, 6 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
Edward Blythe, 5 Bellevue Terrace, Southchurch Road
James Brewster, 1 Cliff Town Parade
Henry Briggs, Shorefield House
Mrs. Briggs, 3 Devereux Terrace, Cliff Town
Rev. John Holland Brown (Wesleyan) 9 Albyn Terrace, Queen's Road
Mrs. Burley, 8 Royal Terrace
Eustace Butler, 10 Albyn Terrace, Queen's Road
Arthur Carey, Broadwater House, Cliff Town
John Cliff Chignell
Mrs. Churchill, 6 Cromwell Place, Cliff Town
Capt. Basil Cockrane, R.N, 4 Clifton Terrace
John Collingwood,12 Prittlewell Square, Cliff Town
Jeremiah Poulton Cornwell, High Street
William Cranfield, 2 Whitegate Villas
Thomas Crawley, 3 Albyn Terrace, Queen's Road
Mrs. Cushing, Gresham Villa, Southchurch Road
Charles James Davies, 2 Prittlewell Square
Samuel Darke, 4 Albyn Terrace, Queen's Road
George Robert Dawson, High Street
Charles William Rudolph DeBary, 1 Armada Villas, Southchurch Road

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George Davidson Deeping, L.R.C.P. 1 Runwell Terrace, Cliff Town
William Douglas, Belgrave Villa, Cliff Parade
Mrs. Dyer, Waltham Villa, Cliff Parade
William Miles Fairhead, 5 Wellington Place, Lower Southend
Mrs. Fothergill, Park Road
Miss Fox, 1 Cambridge Villas, Cliff Town
Robert Frost, 4 Edinburgh Terrace, Sutton Street
William Frost, 4 Cliff Town Parade Thomas Goodman, 9 Prittlewell Square
Edward Gould, York Place
John Grant, 3 Bellevue Terrace, Southchurch Road
Mrs. Gray, 4 Park Road
John Walker Greenaway, 4 Bellevue Terrace, Southchurch Road
William Gregson, 12 Royal Terrace
Paul Harrison, 2 Tiptree Villas, Cliff Town
Rev. Thomas Harvey, 4 Belmont Villas, Cliff Town
Frederic Haslam, A.R., I.B.A., High Street
Mrs. Haultaine, High Street
George Hayne, 6 Albyn Terrace, Queen's Road
Miss Hayward, 8 Royal Terrace
John Rudolph Hemmann, M.A., St. John's College
Rev. Thomas William Herbert, M.A., vicar
Rev. William Edward Heygate, M.A., Grovefield House
Miss Heygate, Porters
Miss Heygate, York Place
James Unwin Heygate, Seaton House, 12 Marine Parade
Robert Henry Heygate, J.P., 7 Royal Terrace
Thomas Hindes, 5 Belmont Villas, Cliff Town
Charles Horner, 3 Belmont Villas, Cliff Town
Henry Howes, Florence Villa, Cliff Parade
Mrs. Howkins, 3 Park Road
James Chater Hudson, Brewery Road
John Hudson, Worcester Villa, Cliff Parade
Frederick Charles Johnson, 18 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
George Francis Jones, M.R.C.P., High Street
Mrs. Kill worth, 1 Whitegate Villas
David Kyle, 8 Prittlewell Square, Cliff Town
George Lee, Gloucester House, Alexandra Road
William Leycester,6 Prittlewell Square, Cliff Town
William Lockey, Railway Station
Arthur Loftus, 7 Prittlewell Square, Cliff Town
Mrs. Lowe, 3 Cromwell Place, Cliff Town
Christopher Lucking 12 Cliff Town Parade
Henry Luker, The Lodge, High Street
Miss Marshall, Cliff Parade
Samuel Mayes,3 Alexandra Terrace, Cliff Town

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