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History of Tolleshunt Major >> Post Office Directory 1874
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:
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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Joseph Nichols, parish clerk
Rev. Henry Alexander Carwardine, M.A., vicarage
John Wilsher Pond
Robert Banham and Henry John Banham, builders and asphalters
James Belcher and William Belcher, iron and brass founders
Joseph Belsham, jun., shopkeeper
Mrs. Elizabeth Bright, farmer, Gate Farm
John Bunting, jun., farmer
John Reuben Cock, farmer
Robert Cresswell, Staines Farm
Thomas Dudley, blacksmith and assistant overseer
Abraham Francis, farmer
John Grout, wheelwright and beer retailer
Joshua Gurton, farmer
Stephen Gurton, Bell PH
Thomas Holmes, farmer
Reuben Humphrey, farmer
James Mayne, farmer, and at Tiptree Heath
Joseph Moore, grocer
James Moss, farmer and engine proprietor, Wicks Manor Farm
James Algernon Piggot, farmer, Manor Hall
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Tollshunt Major - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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