A house in Fobbing, c.1965Image courtesy of and © copyright Steve Gillard. A History House reader who took this photograph when he was a young boy.
History of Fobbing >> Poll of Voters 1836
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Fobbing who voted in the 1836 South Essex Election. Candidates were George Palmer, a Conservative, and Champion Edward Branfill, a Whig-Radical. Source: Chelmsford Chronicle 17 and 24 June 1836, Essex Record Office.
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Fobbing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Fobbing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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