History of Stanway
Swan PH, Stanway
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History of Stanway >> 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, he nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census.
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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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Rev. Samuel Bawtrey Baird, curate
Edward William Bawtree, M.D., The Villa
Mrs. Card, The Cedars
De Horne George, Stanway Hall
Mrs. Freeland, The Villa
Henry Egerton Green, Kingsford
Miss Mary Jane Harrison, Olivers
Rev. David Hunter, vicar of Bottle End
Rev. Henry Jenkins, B.D., rector, Rectory
Edward Bawtree, M.D., surgeon, The Villa
George Bridges, farmer, Old House Farm
Bright and Bullock, blacksmiths
William Bruce, farmer
Henry Butcher, tax collector and farmer, Butchers Green
Edmund Button, engineer and boiler maker
Misses Clay, hoarding school
George Farthing, farmer
Edward Fincham, farmer
William Folkard, farmer, Bottle End
Frederick Giles, farmer, Olivers Farm
Daniel Gull, farmer
William Harvey, surgeon
Samuel Houlding, relieving officer and registrar of births and deaths
Robert Hughes, farmer
Mrs. Joslin, farmer
Joseph King, shopkeeper, Butchers Green
William Kingbury, governor of the Lexden and Winstree union
Miss Lucy Miles, farmer, Bacon End
Arthur Phillips, farmer
George Saunders, baker
Mrs Southgate, farmer
Henry Spooner, Swan Inn PH
Thomas Wagstaff, farmer
Thomas Wagstaff, jnr., farmer
Timothy Wagstaff, farmer
John Wass, shopkeeper
Arthur Woodward, farmer, Brick Wall Farm
Henry Woodward, farmer, Stanway Hall Farm
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