History of Canewdon

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History of Canewdon >> 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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John Allen, victualler, etc., Cricksea Ferry
John Binks, beer seller
Thomas Codlin, smith and victualler
William Harris, baker and shopkeeper
John Hart, carpenter and wheelwright
Rev. George heath M.A., vicarge
Thomas Joslin, victualler, Anchor
Lieut.-Col. Jeremiah Kersteman, Loftmans
Mrs. Kersteman Lodwick, Lamborn Hall
William Newman, shoemaker
John William Potton, miller and baker
James Scott, butcher
George Winterbon, grocer, etc.
J. Wilson, tailor

Stephen Allen, Wallasea Island
John Baker, Pudsey Hall
George Belcham, (home Rayleigh)
William Guiver, New Hall
Luther Lester, Raypits
William Little, Scalders, and London (John Amos) bailiff)
John Mew, Esq., Apton Hall
James Tyrell, Canewdon Hall
John Wright
John Allen

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

Canewdon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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