History of Fordham

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History of Fordham >> Poll of Voters 1847

Fordham voters - 1847 General Election

These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Fordham who voted in the 1847 general election. Source: Essex Standard 20 August 1847.

William Beer
John Biggs
Thomas Cocke
Mark Cooper
Joseph Death
Thomas Gray
Joseph Green
Rev. W.H. Herring
John Francis James
Zachariah Pettitt
Edmund Scott
Simon Seaman
Joseph Secrett
Thomas Taylor
Jacob Verlander

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