History of Stondon Massey
St.Peter and St.Paul's Church, Stondon Massey
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History of Stondon Massey >> 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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Capt. Francis Baker, Stondon House
Francis Edward Brace, Stondon Place
Rev. Edward James Reeve, M.A., J.P., rector, Rectory
Thomas Barnes, Bricklayers' Arms PH
Newman Cook, farmer
James French, farmer, Stondon Hall
Robert Gandy, farmer
Mrs. Susannah Gandy, farmer, Canon's Farm
Walter Gann, builder
Thomas William Lambert, farmer
Charles Merrett, shopkeeper
William Page, farmer
Richard Ponder, farm bailiff to Henry Bean
Joseph Reader, farm bailiff to the Rev. Reeve
William Sawkins, blacksmith
Charles Henry Stock, farmer
William Thomas, farmer, Shivers
George Tyler, farm bailiff to Capt. Anthony, Little Myless
James Webb, farmer, Wimples Farm
Jeremiah Wooltorton, farmer
Richard Wrenn, shoe maker
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Stondon Massey - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Stondon Massey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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