History of Widford
Widford, the Church 1898
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Widford >> 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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Rev. William Buswell, B.A. rector, Rectory
William Butler, Mount Cottage
Charles Cheveley, driller and landowner, Widford Lodge
Arthur Pryor, J.P., Hylands Park
James Blackburn, carpenter
Walter Ram, beer retailer
Henry Pannell, farmer, Widford Hall
George Thorn, White Horse PH, and butcher
George Thomas Hughes, baker
John Reed, farmer, Elms
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Widford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Widford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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