South Street, Braintree, 1903Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Braintree >> Poll of Voters 1826
The Borough of Maldon's poll of voters for 1826 lists the name and occupation of Braintree residents who were entitled to vote in the general election of 1826 in the Borough of Maldon.
For more background information see The story behind the Poll of Voters for 1826.
Thomas Baker, gilder
Isaac Boosey Belcher, grocer
Joseph Davey Burder, farmer
William Coote, hairdresser
John Cunnington, solicitor
John Garrett jun., cordwainer
John Wilkin Garrett, cordwainer
Henry Garrett, cordwainer
John Garrett, cordwainer
William Hicks, blacksmith
James Lindsell, labourer
James Livermore, glazier
William Pudney jun., tailor
William Pudney, tailor
John Pudney, silk weaver
Joseph Smith, carpenter
James Turner, tailor
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