History of Woodham Walter

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The Bell PH, Woodham Walter.
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History of Woodham Water >> 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:

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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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Rev. John Bray Coles, M.A., Rectory
Samuel Garratt, Hoe Mills
George Isaac Ager, Bell PH, and carpenter
Samnel Barritt, farmer, Guy's Farm
William Barritt, farmer, Hawkins Farm
Mrs. Annie Benton, farmer, Blue Mills
Henry Bygrave, farmer, Shrubbery
William Cbapman, shoe maker
Albert Prime Clear, farmer, White Bowers Farm
Mrs. Lydia Davies, farmer and brewer
Richard Davis, wheelwright
William Davis, farmer and brewer
George French, farmer, Retreat Farm
Samuel Garratt, farmer, miller and corn merchant, Hoe Mills
Henry Gozzett, builder and contractor, Hatchman's Farm
John Green, grocer and assistant overseer
Henry Hicks, farmer, Warren Farm
Thomas Rolfe, nurseryman
James Smith, baker
Jeremiah Stowell, thatcher
Henry Wallis, blacksmith and beer retailer

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Woodham Walter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Woodham Walter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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