Old Milestones on the A1017, Sturmer.© Copyright Keith Evans contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Sturmer >> 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. George Henry Ridley Fletcher, M.A., rector
Rev. James Dunlap Paramore, M.A., vicar of Haverhill, Suffolk
Harry Purkis, Abbots Hall
Radclitte Pearl Todd, Woodland Green
Thomas Bowyer, blacksmith
Joseph Choat, Red Lion PH
Josiah Dillistone and Henry Dillistone, nurserymen, seedsmen and florists
Ambrose Gardner, farmer, Sturmere Hall
Stephen Gowers, carpenter
Jabez Gurteen, farmer, Couples Farm
George Ince, beer retailer
Harry Ruse, saddler and shopkeeper
Mrs. Mary Warren, day school
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Sturmer - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Sturmer - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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