History of West Hanningfield
St Mary and St Edward's Church, West Hanningfield.
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History of West Hanningfield >> Post Office Directory 1874
Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, he nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census.
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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
William Cheek, parish clerk
Joseph Norrington, school master
Rev. William Kemble, M.A., rector
John Balls, Ship
John Barham, beer retailer
Colin Benson, farmer, Brick House farm
William Benson, farmer, Pinnings
Abraham Brewers, farmer, Toy
Patrick Green Brewers, farmer
Joseph Brown, carpenter
Joseph Cheek, beer retailer and shopkeeper
John Clark, bricklayer
Henry Cole, farmer, Elms
Abraham Emberson, farmer, App's farm
John Gladwin, farm bailiff to William Wright
Spetimus Green, butcher
Walter Green, farmer
George Hunt, Three Compasses
Charles Hutton, farmer
Daniel kirkham, farmer
William Lilly, baker
Thomas Mulcock, farmer
James Newman, beer retailer
John Parnell, blacksmith and assistant overseer
Robert Punt, wheelwright
Edward Smith, farmer, Link farm
William Thomas Smith, farmer, Temple
James Sparrow, baker
William Sparrow, boot and shoe maker
David Stevens, farmer
Thomas Taylor, farmer
Richard Thorogood, farmer
William Witney, farmer, Hicks farm
John Wright, boot and shoe maker
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West Hanningfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
West Hanningfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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