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History of Steeple >> 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. Thomas Trenham Cresswell, B.A., vicar
Rev. William Dunk, congregational
George Attenborongh, farmer, Steeple Gate
Mrs. Robert Attenborough, farmer, The Hall
James Bannister, Star PH
Edward Blanks, blacksmith and wheelwright
Cornelius Bryant, barge owner
Elijah Cant, baker
George Cardnell, baker
John Carter, grocer and draper
Daniel Cole, boot and shoe maker
Frederick Dash, wheelwright
John Downey, farmer, The Grange
Thomas Flick, farmer
Mrs. Mary Goshawk, beer retailer
Robert Greenslade, farmer, The Grange
Mrs. Mary Ann Hewett, Sun and Anchor PH
George Pudney, beer retailer
James Reeve, farmer
James Ridgwell, boot and shoe maker
Robert Smith, harness maker
Samuel Spooner, baker and farmer
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