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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

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