History of White Roding
Ivy House, White Roding.
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History of White Roding >> 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.
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John Barker, Elm Cottage
Mrs. Groves, Morell Roothing
Mrs. Emma Smith, Kingstons
Rev. Charles Maryon Wilson, rector
Mrs. Elizabeth Bacon, Black Horse PH
Joseph Fennel Bott, farmer, Cammas Hall
Charles Britton, blacksmith
Charles Brown, Whalebone
Denham Brown, carter
George Dawkins, bricklayer
James Dawkins, bricklayer
Charles Burton French, shopkeeper and beer retailer
Frederick Groves and Edmund Groves, farmers, Walkers
Edward Green, grocer
Thomas Halls, farmer, Groville Hall
Robert Josling, farmer, Manwoods
Walter Matthams, farmer, Graylands
Jesse Monk, farmer, Lucas
John Monk, wheelwright
John Newell, shoe maker
Benjamin Roast, miller
George Smith, farmer, Kingstons
Thomas Staines, farmer, Warwicks
William Taylor, farmer, Marks Hall
Henry Vale, grocer and draper
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White Roding - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
White Roding - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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