History of Belchamp Walter

former school - exterior
The old school and now the village hall, Belchamp Walter
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History of Belchamp Walter >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

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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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David Brown, bricklayer
William Brown, shopkeeper
Joseph Carder, baker, Post Office
Sophia Childs, grocer and draper
Rev. F. A. Hammond, curate
William Hart, beer retailer
Frederick Hawkins, blacksmith
Miss A. M. James, schoolmistress
James Lawrence, baker
John Mason, boot and shoe maker
James Pearson, victualler, Eight Bells
Samuel Millbank Raymond, Esq., Hall
Thomas Ruse, maltster and beerhouse
Peter Twitchett, shoemaker.and shopkpr
William Ward, wheelwright
William Woods, boot and shoemaker,
William Wright, Esq., Easton Hall

Henry Archer, St. Mary's Hall
Thomas Chinery, Pottock-End
John Firmin, and corn miller
Robert Firmin, Fishers
Thomas Hutton, (and farrier), Clarks
Mrs Elizabeth Jackson, Larretts
John Edey Offord, Waites Farm,
Timothy Raymond
Henry Rayner

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

Belchamp Walter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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