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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Isaac Digby, lodging house, 9 Scratton Road
Francis Edward Dodd, lodging house, 2 Bolton Villas, Cliff Parade
Daniel Donovan, gardener, Lower Southend
Christopher Dowsett, boot maker, Lower Southend
Thomas Dowsett, hair dresser, fancy repository, house, land and estate agent, High Street and Marine Parade
Mrs. Elizabeth Durham, milliner and dress maker, Marine Parade
Miss Jane Elkins, lodging house, Marine House
John Elliott, lodging house, 2 Marine Parade
James Emmons, lodging house, 7 Hamlet Road
Daniel English, tailor, High Street
Alfred Evenden, lodging house, 4 Grove Terrace
Charles Everaert, lodging house, 5 Runwell Terrace, Cliff Town Estate Office, (William Waterhouse, agent), Alexandra Street, Cliff Town
William Fairhead, lodging house, 2 Scratton Road
Miss Mary Ann Felton, lodging house, 7 Grosvenor Place
William Fenton, gardener, York Cottage
John Finch, lodging house, 7 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
Charles Flick, lodging house, 3 Cashiobury Terrace, Cliff Town
Richard Foster, tailor, Grove Road
William Henry Fox, grocer and house agent, 43 Marine Parade
Jabez Francis and Son, printers, High Street; and at Rochford
James Francis, ironmonger, 3 Hamlet Road
John Freeman, baker, Lower Southend
George Frost, lodging house, 1 Albion Villas, Brewery Road
John Frost, master mariner, 14 Scott's Villas, Lower Southend
William Frost, lodging house, 2 Albion Villas, Brewery Road
Mrs. Mary Games , lodging house, 23 Scratton Road
Mrs. Louisa Gardner, lodging house, 5 Cashiobury Terrace, Cliff Town
Frederick Garon, ironmonger and builder, Nelson Street, Cliff Town
John Gibson, Ship Hotel, Grosvenor Place
Thomas Gilham, lodging house, 4 Scott's Villas, Lower Southend
Abraham Francis Godward, seedsman and florist, Royal nurseries, High Street and Alexandra Road; and at Prittlewell
Arthur John Godward, master mariner, 1 Strutts Cottages, Lower Southend
Daniel Lambert Godward, lodging house, Rayleigh House, Marine Parade
Thomas Godward, blacksmith, Grosvenor Place
Jonathan James Going, china and glass dealer, Park Street
Thomas Goodman, architect and surveyor, 9 Prittlewell Square, Cliff Town
Albert William Grant, saddler and harness maker, Alexandra Street
Mrs. Ann Grant, milliner, Alexandra Street
William Green, outfitter, High Street
William Gregson, solicitor and clerk to the Local Board
William Griffin, grocer, 10 Nelson Street, Cliff Town
James Hall, pork butcher, 10 Alexandra Street
Alfred Harrison, linen draper, 2 Nelson Terrace, Cliff Town

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James Harrison, grocer, Park Street
George Hart, farmer, Milton Hall buildings
Frederick Haslam, R.I.B.A. architect and surveyor, High Street
Henry Hassell, pawnbroker, High Street
Garrett Havey, lodging house, 3 Runwell Terrace, Cliff Town
William Heddle, linen draper, Park Street
Daniel Heigho, lodging house, 16 Scratton Road
Frank Heyhoe, stone mason, High Street
Mrs. Louisa Hill, Castle Tavern PH, Lower Southend
Hans Peter Holm, painter, High Street
Mrs. Eliza Houghton, oyster dealer, 5 Prospect Place
Edward John Ingram, lodging house, 1 Cromwell Place
James Ingram, baker, 7 Marine Place
John Ingram, shopkeeper, 10 Milton Street
Mrs. Sarah Ingram, lodging house, 29 Scratton Road
Robert Ingram, master mariner, 3 York Terrace, Brewery Road
Thomas William Ingram, lodging house and bath proprietor, Grove Terrace
William Ingram, mineral water, High Street
Edward Trotter Jackson, manager of Messrs. Sparrow, Tutnell and Co.'s branch
George Jarman, boot and shoe maker, 1 Royal Mews
James Johnson, lodging house, 27 Scratton Road
George Francis Jones, surgeon, High Street
William Jones, Army and Navy PH, Lower Southend
Misses Julia Marianna Jotham and Frances Elizabeth Jotham, ladies' school, 1 and 2 Cashiobury Terrace, Cliff Town
James Keyes, horse clipper, 2 Royal Mews
Mrs. Sarah Keyes, shopkeeper, Marine Parade
Mrs. Mary Kil1worth, farmer, Porter Farm
Charles Montague King, chemist, 8 Marine Parade
Mrs. Susan King, druggist, 46 Marine Parade
George Lacell, linen draper, Nelson Street
Henry Lambert, boot and shoe maker, Lower Southend
John William Latter, lodging house, 19 Scratton Road
James Lawrence, fancy repository, 3 Nelson Terrace, Cliff Town
Richard Lawson, confectioner, High Street
Ephraim Lawton, photographer, High Street
Mrs. Julia Lawton, lodging house, 11 Cambridge Terrace, Cliff Town
Mrs. Sarah Lee, ladies' school, Gloucester House, Alexandra Road
George Lewin, shopkeeper, Park Street
Miss Lilly Louba, lodging house, 4 Capel Terrace Cliff Town
John Lingwood, lodging house, 6 Scott's Villas, Lower Southend
Richard Lockey, dairyman, 32 Clacton Road
William Alfred Lodder, watch maker, High Street
James Lott, sail maker, 5 York Terrace, Brewery Road
Mrs. Eliza Lowe, lodging home, 4 Cashiobury Terrace, Cliff Town

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