History of East Donyland (includes Rowhedge)

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River Colne, Rowhedge.
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History of East Donyland >> 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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East Donyland and Rowhedge
Edward Adams, grocer and draper
Zachariah Birch, blacksmith
Major Brettingham, farmer, Lodge
Benjamin Brown, parish clerk and oyster dredger
William Bruce, farmer, East Donyland Hall
Thomas Bruce, butcher
William Church, bricklayer and coir
John Crickmore, farmer
John Crickmore, jun. carpenter
Daniell and Cooper, brewers and maltsters
Thomas Shepherd Daniell, brewer
Edward Fitch, farmer
John Goodrum, carpenter
Peter Harris, shipwright
William Rawdon Havens, Esq.
John Kemp, farmer, Donyland Place
Thomas Lay, boot and shoemaker
George Levett, ferryman
Robert Pitt, bricklayer, etc.
Robert Porter, clerk
Philip Mosley Sainty, and Son, ship, etc., builders, Bonacord Shipyard
Mr Shadrach Seaman, Heath
Carleton Smythies, Esq., Roman Hill
Thomas Squire, brewer
Rev. Johnson Powell Swann, curate
Charles Sycamore, marine store dealer
Sarah Turf, shopkeeper
James Wasp, wharfinger
Mrs. Elizabeth Willett
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Ship, Robert Adams
Three Crowns, William Cheek, and ship, etc. builder
White Lion, George Turner, and coal merchant

Mary Cook
Henry Harris
Philip Parker

John Martin
John Pitt

Edward Caston
Adelaide Murrell

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At Rowhedge.
Thomas Barnard
Mary Brown
Harvey Carder
George Cook
Henry Cook
James Cook
Philip Cook
James Daniell
Jeremiah Easter
William Easter
John Enmew
Samuel Everitt
John Glover
Daniel Harvey
Charles King
Philip King
John Lawrence
Walter Leverett
James Martin
David Mills
Robert Pitt
John Powell
Samuel Seaborn
Joseph Talbot
Joseph Wade
James Wasp
Samuel Willett
Catherine Worford
Elijah Worford

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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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