History of Colchester

Colchester © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Eld Lane, Colchester, 1908
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History of Colchester >> 1866 Almanac

Description of Colchester from the Essex Almanac 1866

This description of Colchester is taken from the Essex Almanac of 1866 and is supplied by Google eBooks. If the image does not appear below, click here to view the almanac.









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

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Colchester - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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