History of Brentwood
Postcard of Shenfield Common c.1910
Brentwood voters - 1836 South Essex Election
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Brentwood who voted in the 1836 South Essex Election. Candidates were George Palmer, a Conservative, and Champion Edward Branfill, a Whig-Radical. Source: Chelmsford Chronicle 17 and 24 June 1836, Essex Record Office.
S T Herringham
William Stacey Hills
Richard P Lemon
Frederic W Lemon
William Offin jun.
Rev. W F Rhodes
John Sturgeon sen.
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Brentwood - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Brentwood - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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