Boating Lake, Brightlingsea, 1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Brightlingsea >> Poll of Voters 1847
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Brightlingsea who voted in the 1847 general election. Source: Essex Standard 20 August 1847.
A. Maskell Ames
H. Whitmore Baker
Edw. Nathan Barker
John Alexander Dumerton
John Burgess Everett
Robert Bones Folkard
Rev. William Latten
John D. Magens
James Mason jun.
George D. Ransom
Nathaniel W. Simons
Joseph M. Tabor
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Brightlingsea - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Brightlingsea - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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