History of Braintree

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History of Braintree >> Poll of Voters 1847

Braintree voters - 1847 General Election

These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Braintree who voted in the 1847 general election. Source: Essex Standard 20 August 1847.

Joseph Bagg
John Blomfield
John Bright
Joseph Brock
Stephen Brown
Thomas H. Burrell
James Butcher
John Cadmore
John M. Charlton
John Clarke
James Richard Cook
John Thomas Cook
Matthew Cook
William Cook
William Coote
William Crusha
James Cutts
Edward Davey
Thomas Eve
James Freeborn
John Garrett
Harold Giles
James Goodwin
John Grubb
John S. Harrison
John Oates Harrison
Thomas Harrington
William Hasler
Thomas Hicks
William Hockley
John Hodges
Thomas Johns
William Johns
William Joscelyne
Isaac Key
Richard Lacey
Charles J. Lambert
George Laver

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High Street, Braintree
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Thomas I. Messent
William Morrall
Josiah Nash
William Nash
Philip Parish
James Parmenter
John Payne
William Perkins
Thomas Prance
Charles Rashbrook
Rev. Bernard Scale
Hunteen Shaw
George D. Skingley
George A. Slaughter
John Sly sen.
John Smith
Josiah A. Smith
Thomas Smoothy
Basil Sparrow
Samuel Tunbridge
Thomas Tunbridge
Charles Turner
George Vavasseur
Augustus C. Veley
John Wade
Rev. P. Wakeham
Daniel Walters
William Watson
John White
John Wood
Daniel Wright

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Braintree - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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