History of Great Braxted
Great Braxted, c.1965
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Braxted >> White's Directory 1848
White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1848 directory is the 1851 census.
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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Edward Agar, Plough, beerhouse
James Appleton, tailor
Susan Bentall, schoolmistress
Henry Brown, farm bailiff, Hall
Rev. Henry Calthrop B.D., rector, Rectory
Sarah Chaplin, shopkeeper
James Cottee, butcher
Capt. Charles Du Cane R.N., Braxted Park
Samuel Dudley, shoemaker
William Eley, shopkeeper
William Appleby Fairhead, butcher and shopkeeper
John Hume, victualler, Buck Inn
Abraham Johnson, corn miller
George Tabor, gardener to Capt. du Cane
William Unwin, parish clerk
William Brown, New House
John Davey, West Hall
Louisa Jacobs, Kelvedon Hall
Charles Millbank (cattle dealer,) Nokes Cross
Thomas Neville (and blacksmith)
William Wakeling, Threadgolds
Zachariah Wakeling, Gate House
William Wakeling, Tiptree House
print published 1834
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Great Braxted - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Braxted - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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