History of Sewardstone >> 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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John Davies, J.P., Yardley House
William Arthur Gibbs, Gilwell Park
John James Izard, Yardley Cottage
William Melles, Sewardstone Lodge
Peter Mills, The Grange
John Reid, Balcony House
Joseph Rolf, Woodlands
John Walker, Cashfield
John Ashcomhe, farmer
Henry Banks, farmer
Joseph Barratt, farmer
Edward Carter, beer retailer
James Cole, beer retailer
William Connell and Co., dyers, etc. Sewardstone Mills
Charles Coventry, Fox and Hounds PH
John Coxshall, farmer
John Gray, farmer
John Izard, farmer, Carroll's Farm
Amos Lane, beer retailer, Sewardstone Green
James McDonald, farmer
Peter Mills, farmer and landowner, The Grange
Charles Patmore, farmer
Frederick Salmon, Royal Oak PH, and butcher
Charles Saville, blacksmith
Andrew Stewart, farm bailiff to P. Mills, esq.
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