History of Bradfield

The Chapel, Bradfield, c.1955.  (Neg. B810011)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2006. http://www.francisfrith.com
The Chapel, Bradfield, c.1955
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History of Bradfield >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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Note: the directory lists the names in the following order: Surname, First Name. It also abbreviates names. These have been reversed and typed in full to assist research.

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Lewis Agassiz, Esq., Stour Lodge
William Anderton, maltster
Edward Bloom, saddler
Elizabeth Buttrum, National School
Charles Byford, marine store dealer
Benjamin Carrington, high constable
Rev. John Edward Carter B.A., rector
Mrs. Ann Constable, White House
John Cousins, tailor and parish clerk
William Everett, horse dealer
John Finer, foreman
Joseph Goss, butcher
Robert Kerridge, wheelwright
Dixey Polley, gardener, etc.
Jonathan Porter, gloves and breeches maker
Thomas Scott, victualler, Plough
John Sparrow, market gardener

Thomas Abrey, Nether Hall
John Balls
John Balls, jun.
Robert Birch Brown, (and miller), Tower Mill
James English, (and miller)
James Fearis, Bradfield Lodge
James Gentry
William Knopp
Sarah Green, Rag Marsh
James Hardy, Jaques Hall

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James Hardy Nunn
Edward Sheldrake, (and miller), Hall

William Balls
George Cocksedge
Charles Tweed

Jane Cutting
Thomas Goss
George Vincent

Charles Byford
James Lord
John Scrivener
George Vincent

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Abraham Cant
Benjamin Cant
George Cant
Samuel Fox
John Spink
James Smith

William Buttrum
Abraham Tweed

Grocers, etc.
George Blogg
George Cocksedge
Henry Kerridge
James Lott

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

Bradfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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