History of Eastwood

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History of Eastwood >> 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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Samuel Atkins, wood dealer
James Boosey, nursery and seedsman
P. Burles carpenter
Henry Brown, wheelwright
David Carter, mason
John Gladwell, victualler, Three Ashes
William Morley, shopkeeper
John Murrell, market gardener
Thomas Olley, boot and shoemaker
Robert Perry, shoemaker
Rev. William Carpenter Rushton Ray, B.C.L., vicar
William Sorrell victualler Horse and Groom
George Warner, cowkeeper

William Bacon, (parish clerk)
William Gladwell
John Gladwell
William Glasscook Lower Edward's Hill
Stephen Harper
Christopher Lucking, Belle House
John Rackstraw, Lodge
John Rickett
John Stallibrass, Eastwoodbury
John Tasker, Edward's Hall
Samuel Watts
William Watts
Charles Wren, Esq., The Hurst

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

Eastwood - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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