History of Great Braxted

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Du Cane Arms PH, Great Braxted, c.1965
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History of Great Braxted >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - 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. Henry Calthrop, B.D., rector
Rev. Henry Hayward, curate in charge
George Paine, Great Braxted Park
Mrs. Sarah Algar, farmer
George Brown, blacksmith
William Carter, farmer, Kelvedon Hall
James Cottee, butcher
William Eley, farmer, Noakes' Cross
William Fairhead, farmer, Tiptree House
William Gooday, farmer, Gt. Braxted Hall
George Robert Gwynne, farmer
William Nevard, farmer
Mrs. Sarah Ransom, miller and farmer
John Strutt, shopkeeper
William Williams, wheelwright
Henry Wybrew, Du Cane's Arms PH, and farmer

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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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