History of Stansted Mountfitchet

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Silver Street, Stansted Mountfitchet, 1903
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History of Stansted Mountfitchet >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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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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William Baker
Abraham Barnard
John Barrett
Mrs Bowtell
John Sloane Carter, Croft House
Thomas Colls
John Cross
Rev. Daniel Davis, congregational
Henry Parry Gilbey
Walter Gilbey, Hargrave Park
Joshua Green
Sydney Haynes
Albert Heath
Rev. Henry Lee Warner Herring
Edward Hicks
Thomas Hicks
William Hudson, Benfield Mill
Mrs. Kemmis, Norman House
Rev. Thomas Garnham Luard, M.A., Vicarage
Robert Fuller Maitland, Stansted Hall
William Fuller Maitland, D.L., Stansted Hall
William F Maitland, jun., J.P., Stansted Hall
James Marsh
James Mumford
Thomas Newman
William Parris, Burton Bower
William Robinson, Benfield
Miss Scruby, Benfield Cottage
William Seabrook, Woodfield
Major Tower, Thremhall Priory
Alfred Welch, The Chesnuts
Samuel Welch
William White, The Rise
Mrs Willet
William Amey, beer retailer
Richard Archer, tin plate worker
William Bacon, furniture dealer
William Bedlow, wheelwright and blacksmith
Mrs Mary Augusta Boast, boarding schlool
William Anthony Boast, teacher of music
John Bourne, boarding school
Thomas Brett, blacksmith
William Clarke, beer retailer
William Clarke, jun., harness maker
Frederick John Clayden, farmer, Bassingbourne Hall
William Fordham, chimney sweeper, Benfield
Francis Charles, thatcher and greengrocer
Joseph Francis, watch maker
Samuel Gilbey, Bell and Feathers
George Only Gooday, sewing machine manufacturer
Joseph Waddington Graves, chemist
Joshua Green and Co., drapers and grocers
Mrs. Mary Green, day school
Thomas Griggs, farmer, Burton End
Sydney Haynes, surgeon
Edward Hicks and Sons, maltsters, millers and coal merchants
Alfred Hicks, farmer, Upper Grove Hill
Charles Hicks, farmer, Benfield Place
Charles Hicks, jun., farmer, Benfield Green
Henry Hockley, relieving officer and registrar
Thomas Holgate, boot and shoe maker
Samuel Ives, beer retailer, Benfield
William Henry Kid, inland revenue officer
Mrs. Emily Levey, milliner and dress maker
George Levey , horse dealer
Mrs. Nancy Levey, butcher
Thomas Levey, carpenter
Literary Institute ~ Reading Rooms (Thomas Coils, secretary)
George Little, beer retailer and carpenter
Misses Elizabeth Martin and Mary Martin, grocers
John Mascall, butcher
Samuel Mayhew, fly proprietor
Joseph Myatt and Philip Myatt, farmers
Ezra Mynott, miller
George Newman, farmer, Parsonage Farm
William Newman, tailor
Charles Norman, ginger beer manufacturer

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James Norris, osier dealer and stationer
John Osborne, hair dresser
William Pavitt, commercial agent
William Lord Pavitt, grocer and draper
Thomas Peacock, bricklayer
George Phillips grocer and baker, Benfield
Joseph Phillips, farmer, Hole Farm
Benjamin Pledger, shoe maker
John Pledger, tailor
James Pomphret, carter
Hillary Ratcliff Potter, plumber and glazier
George Potts, tailor
Benjamin Pryer, beer retailer, Burton End
William Ramsey, coach builder
Henry Ratcliff, plumber, glazier, etc.
Robert Robinson, shoe maker
John Rogers, King's Arms PH
Charles Salmon, baker
Arthur Sanders, baker and grocer
Arthur Sauders, builder
Charles Sanders, beer retailer
Mrs. Mary Sanders, Three Colts PH
William Sanders, watch maker
Miss Hannah Seamer, shopkeeper
James Smith, land steward to William Fuller-Maitland, esq
Arthur Snow, beer retailer, Benfield
George Snow, bricklayer
Samuel Snow, Rose and Crown P
John Spalding, harness maker
Edward Stacey Spencer, farmer Benfield Bury
William Stacey Spencer, maltster and corn merchant, Benfield Bower
Stansted Mountfitchet Gas Co. Limited (James Marsh, secretary)
Josiah Sweeting, farm bailiff, Hall Farm
Frederick Tofts, farmer, Burton End
Henry Trigg, farmer, Bury Lodge
Alfred Welch, wine and spirit merchant
Samuel Welch, surgeon
Charles Wilkinson, castrator
William Wilkinson, beer retailer
John Hagger Wood, beer retailer

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Stansted Mountfitchet - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Stansted Mountfitchet - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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