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History of Wix >> Post Office Directory 1874
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1874 directory is the 1871 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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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Mrs Eagle, Vine Cottage
Misses Simson, Pound Hall
Rev. George Wilkins, Vicarage
James Barber, farmer, Carbonel's Farm
James Barton, beer retailer
Arthur Burge, Waggon Inn PH, and baker, Wix Cross
James Burgess, glove maker, Wix Cross
Maurice Constable, farmer and landowner, White House Farm
James Cutting, brick maker
Nathaniel Cutting, farmer, Dairy Farm
Charles Eagle, farmer, Park Hall Farm
Edward Clay Eagle, farmer and landowner, Ahbey Farm
Edward Clay Eade, jun., farmer. Spring Farm
Samuel Ellis, blacksmith
William Everson, builder and contractor
Walter Freeborn, farmer, Poplar Farm
Benjamin Gladwell, White Hart PH
George Howard, bailiff to James Hardy
John Kindrid, miller
Daniel King, boot and shoe maker
John Lawrance, shoe maker
George Low, farmer
Miss Allen May, milliner and dress maker
William May, boot and shoe maker
William Mead, farmer, Mud Hall
Thomas Morris, farmer, Lodge Farm
William Paskell, carpenter, builder, wheelwright and contractor
William John Paskell, blacksmith
James Rainbert, farmer
Joseph Rudland, boot and shoe maker
Charles Scrutton, shopkeeper
Miss Elizabeth Simson, farmer, Pond Hall Farm
Nathaniel Sorrell, farmer, Blue House
Philip Sorrell, farmer
Samuel Stock, farm bailiff to William Brooks
George Webb, grocer and draper, Wix Cross
John Winterflood, earthenware dealer, Goose Green
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