History of Tolleshunt D'arcy

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Former Thatchers Arms PH (now demolished), Tolleshunt D'arcy.
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History of Tolleshunt D'arcy >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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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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Mrs Beckwith
Mrs Brown
Rev. James Cox, rector of Virley
Charles Dritheld
Rev. Robert Henry Lathbury, B.A., vicar
John Henry Salter
Mrs Seabrook
Henry Blaxall, baker
William Blaxall, grocer and baker
Edward Brown, plumber, painter and glazier
Henry Bunting, farmer, Brook Farm
John Bunting, farmer and landowner
Frederick Cooper, farmer
Robert Dalby, grocer
John Emeny, blacksmith
Edward Emery, tea dealer
Charles Everitt, Red Lion PH
Alfred Fenn, boot and shoe maker
Norris Fenn, farmer, Tudwick
James Gardner and George Gardner, maltsters
Pearson Golding, farmer
Arthur Graystone, machinist and mill-stone maker
Thomas Hearn, bricklayer
Richard HaIding, horse dealer

Thatchers Arms, Tolleshunt D'arcy © Copyright Footstepsphotos 2006. http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/index.html
Thatchers Arms Tolleshunt D'arcy
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Walter Holmes, boot maker
Joseph Hudson, grocer and draper
John Hume, Thatchers' Arms PH
Robert Grant Ketley, butcher
John Lord, farmer, Tudwick
Richard Mayell, wheelwright
Norris Otway, veterinary surgeon
William Otway, relieving officer and registrar
Benjamin Page, farmer
Orbell Page, wheelwright
Robert Page, farmer
James Post, farmer, Frame Farm
George Root, farmer
James Sach, farmer
Thomas Sadd, Wheatsheaf PH, baker and brewer
John Henry Salter, surgeon, and local secretary to the Poor Law Medical Officers' Association
Charles Sanders, farmer
Robert Seabrook, farmer, The Hall
Robert Carrington Seabrook, farmer, Martins Farm
William Seabrook, farmer and Iandowner, Spittles Farm
George Stubbings, farmer, Tudwick
John Wisbey, Queen's Head PH

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Tollshunt D'arcy - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Tollshunt D'arcy - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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