History of Chrishall

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History of Chrishall >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - 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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Thomas Baker, boot and shoemaker
James Bean, corn miller
Mrs S. Brand, grocer and draper
Joseph Cane, shoemaker
Miss Dant, schoolmistress
Breans Miller, parish clerk
James Patches, victualler, Red Cow
Nicholas Walter Soole, carpenter
Rev. Robert Green Hibbert Ware, B.A., vicar
James Wallman, blacksmith and beerhouse

Edwin Brand, Cheswick Hall
Robert Brand and William Brand, Building-End,
Robert Crane, Wire Farm
Joseph Downham, Parsonage
Samuel Jonas, Grange
Peter Nash
Thomas Pigg
Joseph Newman, and shopkeeper

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

Chrishall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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