History of Beauchamp Roding
St. Botolph's Church, Beauchamp Roding.
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History of Beauchamp Roding >> 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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John Whitbread, parish clerk
Miss Gibbs, parish school
Rev. William Bond, M.A., Rectory
Rev. William Henry Bond, M.A., curate
Miss Parris, Long Barnes
Robert Parris, Long Barnes
Mrs. Sarah Archer, beer retailer, Birds Green
John Parker Blowes, shopkeeper, Butt Hatch
Richard Crouchman, farmer
William Groves, farmer, Butt Hatch
Frank Rust, farmer, Wood End
Richard Smith, farmer
George Spellor, hay dealer and farmer, and Swan Inn, Birds Green
Francis Stanley, farm bailiff, Long Barnes Farm
James Thurley, bricklayer
James Tucker, farmer, Hornes Farm
John Walden, farmer, Willis's Farm
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Beauchamp Roding - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Beauchamp Roding - Champman and Andre, 1777
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