Du Cane Arms, Great Braxted, c.1905Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
History of Great Braxted >> White's Directory 1863
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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
Richard Carter, Kelvedon Hall
Joshua Gooday, Noak's Cross
William Gooday, Braxted Hall
Thomas Henry Marks, Tiptree House
William Larkins, Ashmans
William Nevard, Brick House
Henry Ransom,(and corn miller)
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Braxted Lodgeprint 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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