History of Fingringhoe

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History of Fingringhoe >> 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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Joseph Fookes, smith and parish clerk
John Gunner, relieving officer
George Hellen, miller (and Aldham)
Thomas Jennings, shoemaker
Rev. John Leir B.A., vicar
John Mann, gentleman
James Payne, victualler, Whalebone
Mrs. Robinson, gentlewoman
William Shead, carpenter and builder
Mrs. Simson, gentlewoman, Hall
Charles Wade, wheelwright

Elijah Clark
Abraham Cole
Daniel Abbott Green
James Hardy
William Jaggard
Benjamin Page, West House

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Robert Shearman
William Henry Stone
John Simson
George Tettrell
James Vince

William Abrey
William Clark
William Greenwood

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

Fingringhoe - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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