History of Thorrington
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History of Thorrington >> 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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
Rev. Edmund Leachman, M.A., curate
Mrs. Hannah Bacon, Pound Farm
James Bacon, farmer, Goldacres
William Bacon, beer retailer, saddler and harness maker
David Barker, farm bailiff to Edward Allston
Mrs. Eliza Carr, dress maker
John Carr, shopkeeper
Frederick Cooper, miller
William Death, boot and shoe maker
William Stutter Frost, farmer, Thorrington Hall
Henry Gosling, Red Lion PH
Henry Harper, farmer and brick maker
James Hart, wheelwright and carpenter
Jonathan Lord, farmer
William Lord, farmer
Thomas Manning, baker and shopkeeper
Mrs. Charlotte Porter, farmer, Gate House
Frederick Rodwell, blacksmith
Simon Salmon, farmer
Mrs. Susannah Simmons, shopkeeper
George Slowgrove, beer retailer
Thomas Wright, farmer and beer retailer
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Thorrington - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Thorrington - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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