History of Theydon Garnon

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History of Theydon Garnon >> 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, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:


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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.

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George Baxter
Rev. Richard Fort, M.A.
Rev. Sir Cavendish Hervey Foster, bart. B.A. rector, Rectory
Mrs Gattrell
Miss Houblon, Coopersale House
Mrs. Macgregor, Coopersale Lodge
Thomas Coxhead Marsh, J.P., Gaynes Park
John Henry Smee, Theydon Place
John Nichol1s, The Hennalls
Thomas Richardson
Mrs. Pearson, Red Grove
Mrs. Whiteman, Theydon Grove
William Willett, Coopersale Hall
John Burden, blacksmith
Samuel Fitch, farmer
Josiah Jones, farmer, Blunt's Farm
James Jordan, farmer
Joseph Kemsley, farmer
Henry John Miller, farmer
Benjamin Johnson Mills, road surveyor and poor rate collector
Thomas Mills, farmer, Garnish Hall
Mrs. Elizabeth Osborne, shopkeeper
Charles Roads, beer retailer
Mrs. Elizabeth Rumball, farmer
Isaac Smith, farmer, Hobbs cross
Mrs. Susannah South, Merry Fiddlers PH
Henry Stevens, butcher and beer retailer
William Stock, baker and grocer
John Styles, brick maker
William Watson, farmer
Charles Williams, farmer, Bridge Farm
Dan Willis, farmer

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Theydon Garnon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Theydon Garnon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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