Ancestors lost in the crowd?
New to family history research?
Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
History of Woodham Mortimer
History of Woodham Mortimer >> 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, 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.
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.
Rev. Richard Hichens, M.A. J.P., Rectory
Robert Ryther Hilton Popplewell, The Lodge
Arthur George Hilton, The Lodge
John Oxley Parker, J.P., Woodham Mortimer Place
William Barltrop, grocer and post office
John Bowen, farmer
Frederick Bryant, farmer
John Dunningham, farmer, Tindal's Farm
Edward Elgie, Royal Oak
Mrs. Robert Hart, farmer, The Hall
Robert Hilton, farmer, The Lodge
Aaron Middleditch, miller
Isaac Ringe, blacksmith
William Stebbings, baker and grocer
Abraham Taylor, farm bailiff to John Oxley Parker, J.P
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