White Hart PH, Stebbing, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Stebbing >> Post Office Directory 1874
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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. Henry Beckett, congregational
Rev. A. R. Bingham Wright, Vicarage
Samuel Adams, White Hart PH
Josiah Barker, blacksmith, Duck End
Thomas Barker, confectioner
William Barnard, maltster and farmer, Holt's Farm
Joseph Barrett, miller and farmer, Bran End Mills
John Bavin, Green Man PH, and farmer, Bran End
William Britton, butcher
John Bush, carpenter
Joseph Byatt, shopkeeper and wheelwright
William Byatt, farmer, Yew Tree Farm
Alfred Byford, farmer and landowner, Hill Farm
James Byford, farmer, Scollops
Job Chopping, miller, Town Mill
Samuel Davey Chopping, brick and drain pipe maker
William Chopping, miller, farmer and baker
Mrs Dines, shopkeeper
Thomas Ridley Dixon, maltster
Mrs. Hannah Emms, Red Lion PH
John Charles Ereth, farmer, Cowlands
William Firman, butcher and farmer, Lucas Farm
Samuel Gowers, shoe maker, Bran End
James Hobro, excise officer
John Hutley, farmer, Porter's Hall
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Henry Lewis, hay dealer and shopkeeper, Bran End
Charles Lewsey, King's Head PH
Mrs. Sarah Lewsey, farmer
Mrs. Martha Linsell, Bell PH
William Linsell, jun., grocer, draper and corn dealer, and reg. of births and deaths
Dan Marshall, farmer, William's Farm
John B Massey, farmer, Stebbing Park
Harvey Meadows, grocer
Charles Messent, farmer
George Metson, farmer, Lubber Hedges
Thomas Metson, farmer, Lubber Hedges
Mrs. Lucy Monk, shopkeeper and beer retailer, Bran End
William Overall, farmer, Ford Farm
James Parkinson, surgeon
Richard Parr, blacksmith
James Philpot, shoe maker and seedsman
William Pickford, farmer, Lubber Hedges
William Rawlingson, farmer, Bran End
Josiah Riley , farmer, Lubber hedges
Ruffell and Son, coach, cart and gig builders and wheelwrights
Joseph Saggars, shoe maker, Stebbing Green
John Salmon, beer retailer
Jobn Salmon, jun., cooper
Frederick Savill, harness maker
James Shuttlewood, farmer
John Smith, higgler, Duck End
Joseph Smith, farmer
Mrs. Ann Staines, shopkeeper
David Swallow, bricklayer
Joseph Thorn, thatcher, Bran End
James Thorogood, baker
Thomas Thorogood, shoe maker
William Thorogood, carpenter, Bran End
Joseph Whitehead, farmer and landowner, Bran End
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