History of Tendring
St. Edmund's Church, Tendring
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History of Tendring >> 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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John Cardinall, J.P., Manor House
Miss Cardinall, Church House
Rev. John Mitchell Chapman, M.A., Rectory
James Hardy, The Hall
Robert Hardy, Hill Farm
Thomas Ablewhite, farmer
Thomas Askew, boot and shoe maker
Benjamin Bacon, carpenter
Walter Balls, corn dealer
William Balls, miller and farmer, Tendring Mills
Nathaniel Blowers, grocer
John Carrington, shopkeeper
William Clarke, farmer, The Lodge
Francis Cooper, farmer and landowner
Ishmael Crampin, carpenter
James Cutting, carpenter
William Durrant, beer retailer
Henry Gardner, butcher
William Green, farmer, Hannoms Hall
James Hardy, land and estate agent and farmer, The Hall
Ambrose George Low, farmer, Brett's Hall
Charles Mash, wheelwright
Henry Mash, grocer and draper
Jacob Maskell, farmer, Grove House
William Cole Mustard, farmer, Glebe Farm
William Sargent, Crown PH, and blacksmith
John Seggers, shopkeeper
Charles Smith, farmer, manure, coal merchant, New Hall
Joseph Sorrell, farmer
Joseph Sorrell, jun., farmer
Stanley Frederick Stanford, farmer, Wolf's
Charles Thompson, farmer, Old Hall
John Thompson, farmer, Brocket's
Thomas Wagstaff, grocer and draper
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Tendring - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Tendring - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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