History of East Donyland (includes Rowhedge)

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History of East Donyland >> 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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Edward Adam, grocer, etc.
James Collison, parish clerk
John Crickmore jun., carpenter
Joseph Everitt, butcher
J. S. Gonner, registrar, etc.
Philip Havens and William Rawdon, Esqrs., East Donyland Hall
James Harris, shipwright and beerhouse
Samuel Houlding jun., collector
George Levett, gentleman.
William Sycamore
William Mason, blacksmith
Philip Parker, beerseller
John Rayner, maltster
Robert Turffrey, shopkeeper
James Wasp, wharfinger

Inns and Taverns.
Robert Pitt Ship,(bricklayer)
Three Crowns, William Cheek
Whalebone, David Martin
White Lion, George Turner, (and coal merchant)

John Martin
John Pitt

Robert Blomfield, (and Colchester)
John Crickmore, Glebe Farm
Samuel Houlding
Mrs L. Mustard
James Purkis
John Wright (and Wivenhoe)

Smack owners at Rowhedge (* Ship Owners).
Thomas Allen
* Thomas Barnard
* William Cheek
James Clark
Robert Deeks
* Jeremiah Easton
Samuel Everitt
Daniel James
J. Lawrence
Daniel Martin
James Mothersole
* Joseph Willett, (and merchant)

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East Donyland - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

East Donyland - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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