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Hornchurch 1855 Post Office Directory

 History of Hornchurch

Commercial Traders

Barr George, farmer
Barwell Elizabeth (Mrs), butcher
Bell George Martin, farmer
Bonnet Mary (Mrs), farmer
Brett John Goodall, grocer & draper
Brewer Joseph, ‘Crown’, Havering well
Bridge Charlotte (Mrs), hurdle maker
Brittain Thomas Waters, farmer, Havering well
Brouf Sarah (Mrs), ‘Cricketers’
Brown Philip, farmer
Brown Samuel, farmer
Carter Abraham, ‘Kings Head’
Collier Stephen, farmer, Mallin’s Green
Cove Charles, brick & tile maker, & drain pipe manufacturer
Cove William T, gunmaker
Cressey Joseph, blacksmith
Dockerill Alfred, corn factor, Bush Elms
Dockrill Robert, carpenter
Finch Charles, hair dresser
Franklyn John, grocer
Franklyn John, shoe maker
Franklyn John jun, saddler
Fry Thomas, beer retailer
Gate Mrs, butcher
Gentry Thomas, ‘Cherry Tree’
Gooch Samuel Brooks, farmer
Grout Joseph, farmer
Hampshire Thos, schoolmaster & postmaster
Hobart Elizabeth (Mrs), ‘White Hart’
Hobbs William, baker
Holmes William, seedsman
Jarvis John, brick layer
Kemp George, grocer & draper
Lambert Frederick Willsher, academy
Laws Henry, farmer
Martin Aaron, ‘Bull’
Martin Thomas, plumber
Mathew J, surgeon & registrar
McGibbon William, tailor
Miles William, corn factor, Bush Elms
Miller John, tailor
Miller William, baker
Mitchell John, miller
Oxley George, tailor & parish clerk
Parker George, shoe maker
Payne Gabriel, farmer
Powling Frederick, baker
Prince Thomas, farmer
Reed Henrietta (Mrs), baker
Riglen George, carrier
Scott William, ‘Harrow’
Scott William, tailor
Seabrook Samuel, watch & clock maker
Simpson Ralph, pork butcher
Skelton William George, builder, undertaker & wheelwright
Smith Peter, carrier
Smith William, carrier
Steel Isaac, butcher
Stevens James, baker
Stevens John, farmer
Taylor John, beer retailer
Thompson Charles, collector of rates
Thurlow Jas, agricultural machine maker
Tyler Frederick, farmer
Viall James & Robert, knitting yarn, Guernsey frock, sea stocking., mitt & mop manufacturers
Vince Arthur, farmer, Wybridge
Webb Jane (Mrs), ‘Crooked Billet’
Wedlake & dendy, engineers, iron & brass founders, & agricultural implement makers, Union Foundry, Hornchurch & South Street, Romford
West George, saddler
Wheatley Robert, blacksmith
Wilson Samuel, baker
Wolf Thomas, ‘Spencers Arms’
Wolf William, pork butcher
Woodfine Thomas, brewer & maltster
Young Henry, farmer

Post Office – Thomas Hampshire, sub-postamster. Letters arrive from Romford at 7 am; dispatched thereto ¼ past 6 pm. The nearest money order office is at Romford
Insurance Agents:-
European Life & Annuity, William Holmes
Farmers’ & General Fire & Life & Hailstorm, Wm Hobbs
North of England, Thomas Martin

Carrier – George Riglen, from his own house, to London, on Tuesdays & Fridays; returns same days



And Last updated on: Thursday, 02-Mar-2017 21:13:16 GMT