History of Fyfield

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Queen Street, Fyfield, c.1955
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History of Fyfield >> 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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Rev. Charles Bateman (Independent)
James Bingham, saddler, etc.
John Bright, blacksmith
Charles Clark, carpenter
Charles Gibbs, gentleman, Fyfield Hall
Mrs Charlotte Gibson
Rev. Henry Gibson B.A., Rectory
James Hartley, tailor
Thomas Horner, gentleman, (High Constable)
Charles Howe, parish clerk
George King, farrier
Martha Mumford, victualler, Queen's Head
John Raymond Oram, woolstapler and fellmonger
John Palmer, butcher and victualler, Black Bull
John Robert Pemberton, corn miller
James Perry, grocer and corn dealer
Joseph Tanner, tailor
William Thorn, shoemaker
Richard Travell, grocer
William Travell, baker
John Waight, grocer and draper
Robert Warner, relieving officer and registrar
William Wright, malster

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Charles Bark
William Bates
Richard Boyton
James Clayden
William Fogg
James Luckin
Ambrose Mead
Thomas Mead
William Noakes
George Parris, Lampetts
John Tanner
William Whitbread
John White
William Whitney
Thomas Wilmott
William Wright

John Blatch
William Nott
Henry Waight

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

Fyfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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