Church Road, Tiptree, c.1953Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Tiptree >> Post Office Directory 1874
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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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Rev. Henry Hagell, (Congregational)
Rev. Frederick John Ross Laurence, M.A., (rector and rural dean and surrogate), Rectory
John Joseph Mechi, Tiptree Hall
Edwin Alliston, shopkeeper and carpenter
George Austin, boot and shoe maker
George Banham, seed grower and rate collector
William Bennett, Anchor PH, and carrier
Isaac Brett, farmer
Thomas Partridge Brett, farmer and market gardener
Benjamin Bright, shoe maker
Charles Brown, beer retailer
Mrs. Edward Brown, farmer
William Brunwin, shopkeeper and beer retailer
Alfred Burls, wheelwright
John Cant, Plough PH
Charles Cornell, coal dealer
Mrs. Jemima Crampin, shopkeeper
James Doughton, blacksmith
Edward Harvey, farmer and landowner, Windmill Hall
Thomas Howard, wheelwright
Joseph Kent, bricklayer
William Keys, beer retailer
John Kingsley, farmer, Brook Hall
James Mayne, farmer
John Pennock, beer retailer
George Daniel Ransom, miller, farmer and landowner
David Rawlinson, jun., butcher and dealer
Peter Rogers, farmer
Thomas Sadler, beer retailer
Henry Sibley, baker, corn dealer and farmer
George Simpson, wheelwright
Edward Stubington, grocer and draper
James Wadley, baker
John Wass, grocer
Arthur Charles Wilkin, farmer, Trewlands
Charles Young, Ship PH
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