History of Tolleshunt Knights

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History of Tolleshunt Knights >> 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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Alfred Smith, parish clerk
Rev. William Skirrow, B.A., rector
Rev. Blythe Walton, curate
John Blyth, farmer and landowner, Barn Hall
Benjamin William Bright, boot and shoe maker
Samuel Dent, Rose and Crown PH
Hezekiah Drain, carrier
Arthur Eley, wheelwright
Charles Hall, farmer, Manifold Wick
William Harrinton, farmer
Edward Harvey, farmer and landowner, and at Tiptree Heath
John Kingsley, farmer, Brook Hall, and at Tiptree
Chalres Nix, farmer, Four Chimneys
William Palmer, blacksmith
John Posford, farmer
Arthur Redegell, Dog and Pheasant PH
Richard Seabrook, farmer, Grove Hall
William Smith, grocer and draper
John Tanner, farmer, Park Farm
Arthur Charles Wilkin, farmer, Trew Lands, and at Tiptree

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

Tollshunt Knights - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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