History of Wethersfield

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Wethersfield, c.1965
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History of Wethersfield >> 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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George Wheeler, parish clerk
Mrs. Lucy Bush, school mistress
Benjamin Barnard, Sand Hills
Rev. Howell Blood, M.A., lecturer
Rev. Joseph Brettell Housman, M.A., curate
Rev. William Marsh, M.A., vicar
Rev. Barnard Saunders, independent
Henry Rust, The Hall
Thomas George White, J.P., Manor House
Mrs. Ellen Adams, farmer, Hole Farm
John Andrews and William Andrews, grocer and draper
Mrs. Susannah Archer, ladies' school
John Ashby, blacksmith
Reuben Bacon, shoe maker, Blackmore End
Charles Bambury, relieving officer and registrar
Aquilla Bently, farmer, Blackmore End
Henry Bowtle, baker and corn dealer
John Bowtle, carpenter
Robert Brand, farmer, Great Codham Hall
James Broyd, bricklayer
Albert Bylord, butcher
Thomas Carder, bricklayer, Blackmore End
Mrs. Maria Choat, beer retailer, Blackmore End
George Cook, poulterer, Blackmore End
James Cornell, basket maker
Mrs. Ann Cro, Red Lion PH
John Cuming, saddler
James Dale, blackmsith, Beazley End
Christopher Davey, farmer, Dane's Vale
Frederick Woods Edwards, grocer and raper
Mrs. Mary Eley, shopkeeper
Samuel Fitch, miller, Codham Mill
Henry Gosling, beer retailer
James Gunn, blacksmith, Blackmore End
Thomas Hall, farmer, Elms
Mrs. Mary Ann Halls, farmer, Brook Farm
Frederick Charles Hardy, miller
Joseph Hardy, farmer, Hogg's
Thomas Hasler, tailor

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Richard Hitching, farmer, Weavers, Blackmore End
Thomas Hutton, veterinary surgeon
William Joyce, Dog PH
Frederick Kiddy, watch maker
Thomas Knight, inland revenue officer
Alfred Lawrence, pig dealer
Charles Livermore, farmer, Grays
Edward Mansfield, miller, Blackmore Road
Charles Metson, wheelwright
Mrs. Harriett Metson, farmer, Blackmore End
Henry Metson, farmer, Wrights
John Mountford, shoe maker
Samuel Newman, farmer
Richard Oakley, engineer
Robert Ottley, jun., coal dealer
Robert Ottley, snr., coal dealer
William Parmenter, farmer, Russell's Farm
Samuel Parmenter, farmer, Beazley End
Thomas Parsons, farmer, Pouchers
Edwin Potter, plumber and glazier
Thomas Raven, brewer and malster
Thomas Root, saddler
Henry Rust, surgeon, The Hall
Thomas Smee, farmer
James Smith, grocer and draper, Blackmore End
Mrs. Mary Stanes, beer retailer and shopkeeper
Henry Suckland, shoe maker
Alfred Thompson, baker
Frederick Totman, farmer, Blackmore End
Isaac Turner, shopkeeper, Beazley End
Samuel Wakelin, coal dealer and farmer
David Wakeling, farmer
King Wallace, farmer, Stammers Farm
James Wenden, butcher
Walter Whitlock, farmer, Bakers Farm
Thomas Wicks, cooper

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Wethersfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Wethersfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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