History of Great Braxted

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History of Great Braxted >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - 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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Stephen Brown, blacksmith
Rev. Henry Calthrop, B.D., rector and prebendary of Lichfield, Rectory
James Cottee, butcher
Charles Du Cane, Esq., Braxted Park
Daniel Dudley, shoemaker
Miss Lucy Home, schoolmistress
James Newman, gardener
Joseph Stammers, wheelwright
William Unwin, parish clerk
William Worcester, farm bailiff
Henry Wybrew, victualler, Du Cane Arms

Moses Ardley
Richard Carter, Kelvedon Hall
William Ely
Joshua Gooday, Noak's Cross
William Gooday, Braxted Hall
Thomas Henry Marks, Tiptree House
William Larkins, Ashmans
James Mayne
William Nevard, Brick House
Henry Ransom,(and corn miller)
William Wenden

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Braxted Lodge
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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