History of Creeksea

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All Saints Church, Creeksea.
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History of Creeksea >> Inhabitants in 1839, 1848, 1863 and 1874

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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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Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839 - list of inhabitants

Mrs Sarah Croxon, gentry
Samuel Kemp, gentry
James Sexton, Old Greyhound PH
James Rolph, shopkeeper and dealer
Charles Gill, wheelwright
George Clarke, merchant

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants

Charles Gill, wheelwright
Elijah Potton, victualler, Greyhound, Cricksea Ferry
James Rolfe, shopkeeper, Ostend
Mr. John Smith, Cricksea Place
John Taylor, parish clerk
William Baker, farmer, Cricksea Place
Sarah Crozon, farmer, Lodge
Samuel Kemp, farmer, Cricksea House
Philip Patmore farmer and owner

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants

Rhoda Harding, schoolmistress
William Notley, joiner, etc.
James Rolph, shopkeeper, Ostend
Thomas Taylor, parish clerk

William Elphick and Henry Croxon, Lodge
Samuel Kemp, Hall
Misses Baker
Philip Patmore, and oyster merchant

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants

John Croxon, farmer
George Galloway, farmer
Samuel Kemp, farmer, Creeksea Hall
Philip Patmore, ship owner, oyster merchant and farmer

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

Creeksea - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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Postcard of Creeksea cottage, Creeksea.

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