History of Brentwood

common land with trees recently plantedPostcard 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.

Benjamin Bacon
William Bacon
Thomas Bailey
James Bell
Daniel Bowerman
Charles Bowers
John Breese
George Burtwell
Cornelius Butler
Jonathan Carswell
Thomas Colborne
John Dennis
S T Herringham
William Stacey Hills
Henry Joslin
Richard P Lemon
Frederic W Lemon
Robert Manly
Thomas Marlton
George Mayling
John Millington
Ammon Moull
Henry Newcombe
George Nichols
John Offin
William Offin
William Offin jun.
William Overhead
Webb Overhead
Rev. W F Rhodes
Thomas Richardson
James Rolph
William Roper
William Sadler
Robert Simonds
David Smith
John Sparrow
John Spencer
John Sturgeon sen.
Thomnas Thorowgood
Thomnas Threader
William Tower
George Wade
John Wade
Charles Wade
William Wallis
John Waldron
Robert White
James White
John White
James Williams
James Winter
Thomas Wright

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

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Brentwood - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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