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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Mrs. Beck Harriet, dress maker, High Street
George Bedwell, boot and shoe maker, 36 Marine Parade
William Bedwell, boot and shoe maker, 14 Alexandra Street
James Beeson, plumber and glazier, Milton Place, Cliff Town
Francis Belcham and Sons, butchers, High Street
Francis Belcham, farmer, Hamlet House
David Bellingham, dealer in pianofortes, etc., Grove Cottage
Mrs. Elizabeth Beney, lodging house, 7 Albyn Terrace, Queen's Road
Mrs. Elizabeth Bennion, lodging house, 27 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
Edward Benton, upholsterer, Milton Street
Christopher Berry, lodging house, Alexandra Street
George Berry, butcher, Nelson Street and High Street
Henry Blackburn, lodging house, 2 Wellington Place, Lower Southend
Frederick Blowers, lodging house, 2 Fern Villas, Brewery Road
Miss Ada Bodger, lodging house, 3 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
John Bonfield, bathing machine proprietor, 4 Albert Place, Lower Southend
George Boss, longing house, Marine Parade
Joseph Clement Bowden, tailor and draper, 37 Marine Parade
Davidson Bradford, fancy repository, 18 Alexandra Street
John Bradley, general smith, Royal Mews
Miss Hannah Bragg, lodging house, 6 Cashiobury Terrace, Cliff Town
Joshua Brand, lodging house, Alice Villa. Brewery Road
Mark Brand, lodging house, 7 Scott's Villas, Lower Southend
Mark Brand, lodging house, 2 York Terrace
Edward Brasier, barge owner, 4 Grosvenor Place
John Bell Brasier, ship and barge owner, 14 Marine Parade
William Brasier, barge owner, 6 Grosvenor Place
William Thomas Brasier, barge owner, 13 Scratton Road. Cliff Town
Mrs. Priscilla Braybrook, lodging house, Osborne House, 5 Marine Parade
John Rumblow Brightwell, linen draper, High Street
William Henry Broadbury, manager to Gas Co., Lower Southend
Charles Brooks, master mariner, 1 Clifton Cottages, Lower Southend
John Brooks, bathing machine proprietor, 3 Prospect Row, Lower Southend
Mrs. Mary Brooks, lodging house, 25 Marine Parade
Thomas Brooks, lodging house, 23 Marine Parade
Mrs. William Brooks , lodging House, Verulam House, 27 Marine Parade
John Brown, cab proprietor, Alma House, Southchurch Road
John Brown, carman and contractor, 34 Milton Street
William Brown, lodging house, 2 Celia Cottages, Lower Southend
Mrs. Augusta Bryan, lodging house, 23 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
William Bugg, boot and shoe maker, High Street
David Burles, refreshment rooms, 9 and 10 Marine Parade
Mrs. Caroline Burroughs, Hope Hotel, commercial inn and posting house, Marine Parade
Misses Julia Butler and Amelia Butler, lodging house, 4 Devereux Terrace, Cliff Town

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John George Campbell, confectioner, 20 Alexandra Street
Mrs. Elizabeth Campkin, lodging house, 7 Scratton Road
Mrs. Elizabeth Cantor and Ferdinand Cantor, Middleton Hotel and Railway refreshment rooms
Mrs. Carter, lodging house, 11 Cliff Town Parade
Charles Cater, lodgjng house, 19 Cambridge Terrace
George Catter, lodging house, 5 Capel Terrace, Cliff Town
Charles Cattell, lodging house, Lower Southend
Charles Champ, lodging House, 3 Royal Terrace and 5 Clifton Terrace, and refreshment rooms, Esplanade
Mrs. Jane Chennery, confectioner, Alexandra Street
William Joseph Chignell, linen draper, Grove Terrace
Edmund Childs, lodging house, 4 Grove Road
Henry Childs, lodging house, Grove Terrace
Henry Childs, jun., lodging house, Marine Parade
John Childs, sen., lodging house, 6 Marine Parade
Mrs. James Churchill, lodging house, 3 Prittlewell Square, Cliff Town
Mrs. Rebeccca Clayton, lodging house, 10 Cliff Town Parade
Robert Clemence, Pier Hotel, Grove Road
George Clements, lodging house, 10 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
Mrs. Mary Ann Clements, lodging house, 8 Capel Terrace, Cliff Town
Raynor Cohen, lodging house, 12 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
Charles Coller, boot and shoe maker, Lower Southend
Miss Grace Colwell, lodging house, 6 Capel Terrace, Cliff Town
George Cooch, grocer, and agent for W. and A. Gilbey's wines and spirit, High Street and 2 Nelson Street, Cliff Town
Joseph Copping, lodging house, 2 Cromwell Place, Cliff Town
John Cornell, poulterer, Milton Hall Building's
Charles Cornwell, Royal Hotel stores, High Street
Daniel Cornwell, boot maker, Park Street
Robert Cousins, blacksmith, Lower Southend
Mrs. Annie Cowley, lodging house, Seaton Villas, Marine Parade
John Cowling, lodging house, 40 Marine Parade
Mrs. Elizabeth Emma Cox, lodging house, 1 Bolton Villas, Cliff Town
James Crabb, beer retailer, Southchurch Road
Samuel Crane, lodging house, 5 Scott's Villas, Lower Southend
Charles Dains, lodging house, 3 Victoria Place, Lower Southend
Jonas Daniels, lodging house, 4 York Place
Mrs. Elizabeth Daw, lodging house, Brewhouse Road
George Robert Dawson, surgeon, High Street
William Demmer, lodging house, Park Street
Richard Denne, general dealer, 25 Scratton Road
Henry Dennis, Cliff Tavern PH and carpenter, 4 Hamlet Road

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