History of Steeple Bumpstead

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Blois Farm, Steeple Bumpstead.
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History of Steeple Bumpstead >> 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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Gaylott Barker
Mrs Barker
Alexander Brown, Broadgate
Allen Fitch
Denny Fitch
Miss Gent, Moyns Park
Miss Mascall
Edward George Miller
Rev. Charles Meares Powell, M.A., Vicarage
Joseph Price
Robert Reynolds, M.R.C.S
Mrs. Walton, Bower Hall
Mrs Willett
Misses Woolnough
Mrs. Maria Archer, farmer, Ryland's Farm
Emma Baines and Mary Ann Baines, farmers, Lower House
Edmund Balls, farmer
Benjamin Barker, carpenter
George Barker, carpenter
William Barker, plumber, etc.
Albert Edward Bowtell, grocer and draper
Stephen Bowyer, butcher
William Porter Brett, farmer, Cootes's Farm
Lewis Bryant, gardener
Josiah Chapman, stationer and tea dealer
John Choat, wool dealer
John Clark, tea dealer
William Claydon, butcher
William Claydon, wheelwright
Elijah Coe, miller and farmer
Mrs. Lydia Coe, farmer, Freeze's Farm
George John Colman, farmer, Garlands
Daniel Cowell, tea dealer
Thomas Cowell, saddler
Mrs. Hannah Dare, farmer, Parsonage Farm
James Deeks, farmer, Smith's Green
John Dix, carpenter
Samuel Dix, carpenter
Waiter Dix, beer retailer and carpenter
George Dixey, Red Lion PH - commercial inn and posting house
Pheobe Fitch and Sophia Fitch, school
Samuel Fitch, butcher
William Gouldstone. day school, and vestry clerk
Alfred Gunn, tailor and draper
John Turner Gunn, Fox and Hounds PH
Thomas Gunn, tailor
Joseph Hitchin, bricklayer
James Houghton, farmer, Old Hall
Edward Hoy, basket maker
Arthur Humphrey, cattle dealer
Charles Humphrey, farmer
George Humphrey, shoe maker
William Humphrey, carpenter
Miss Mary Ann Humphry, dress maker
Alfred Kemp, shoe maker and beer retailer
William Lovett, grocer and draper, and undertaker
Henry Mason, farmer, Waltons
John Nice, farner, Broad Green
Daniel Pannen, boot maker
Danid Charles Pannell, farmer, Blois
Thomas Pannell, shoe maker
Charles Playle, plumber and baker
Robert Reynolds, M.R.C.S. surgeon
James Salmon, hair dresser
James Smoothy, beer retailer
Thomas Smoothy, shoe maker
John and William Suckling, saddlers and millers
Jonh Turner, baker and grocer
William Turner, blacksmith and beer retailer
Robert Willis, farmer, Simpson's
Samuel Willett, farmer, Letchley
Charles Wood, thatcher

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Steeple Bumpstead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Steeple Bumpstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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