History of Great Braxted

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Great Braxted, c.1965
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History of Great Braxted >> 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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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

John Beards
Elias Turrant
William Brown, New House
John Davey, West Hall
William Hammond
William South
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

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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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