History of Great Bromley

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History of Great Bromley >> 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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William Cook, parish clerk
Joel Dorling, corn miller
Rev. William Hall Graham M.A., Rectory
John Joseph Hazell, farrier
William Hazell, wheelwright
George Rice Jay, auctioneer and land surveyor
James Peacock, police constable
Samuel Archer Sparling, gentleman
John Stevenson, victualler, Black Boy
Nathaniel Wendon, butcher and cattle dealer
Miss Elizabeth Wilkins, schoolmistress

Beerhouses.
John Eagle
Samuel Miller
James Smith

Blacksmiths.
William Nicholls
John Scott

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Farmers.
Edward Alston, Hall
John Charles Baker
Philip Bromley
Charles Brundell
John Carrington
John Dawson
John Francis
Thomas Harris
John Joseph Hazell
William Jacobs
George Sargeant
Jeffrey Scott
William Sparling
George Warner
George Wendon
Nathaniel Wendon
Joseph Wilkins

Shopkeepers.
Cornelius Byham
John Eagle
Daniel Sargeant

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Great Bromley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Great Bromley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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