History of Wickham Bishops

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War Memorial, Wickham Bishops.
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History of Wickham Bishops >> 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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Charles King, parish clerk
Miss Mary Ann Gwilliam, school mistress
Rev. Ralph Clutton, B.D., Rectory
Sampson Hanbury, Wickham Place
William Orth, Whitehall
Firmin Bacon, boot and shoe maker
William Bottwood, shopkeeper
Samuel Bridge, shoe maker
Moses Brown, shopkeeper
William Brown, baker
Isaac Collins, thatcher
Henry Silvester Dixon, farmer, The Grange
Walter Eves, baker
Miss Louisa Fairhead, farmer
Robert Fuller, veterinary surgeon
David Marven, carrier
John Polley, farmer, Wickham Hill House
Charles Rogers, bricklayer
Joseph John Smith, farmer, Wickham Hall
Charles South, shopkeeper
Benjamin Spooner, wheelwright
Henry Turpin, blacksmith
William Morris Warren, Carpenter's Arms PH, and carpenter
John Williams, Chequers PH

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Wickham Bishops - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Wickham Bishops - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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