History of Great Burstead

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St Mary Magdalene's Church, Great Burstead.
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History of Great Burstead >> 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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James Aylett, shopkeeper
Elizabeth Bennett, schoolmistress, Slygate
Samuel Boughtwood, cattle dealer
Thomas Charles Boughtwood, cattle dealer
Joseph Bull, wheelwright
John Clayton, victualler, King's Head
John Coleman, brewer and beerhouse
William Drake, shoemaker
Frederick Firman, cattle salesman
Rev. George Lowdon Hanson, M.A., vicar
Benjamin Harriss, blacksmith
Edgar Jones, Esq., The Elms
William Lazell, victualler, King's Arms
Mr Charles Maples
Peter Cooch
John Little Mason, baker, etc.
Robert Parker, wheelwright and blacksmith
Thomas Redgwell, beerseller
Mrs Mary Studd, beerseller
William Swan, coal dealer
Joseph Swan, shopkeeper, Slygate

Mrs Mary Ann Barnard, Grange
George Henry Blyth, White's Farm
William Cole
George Coleman
Isaac Crush
David Drake
James French
Richard Harriss
James Jefferies
James Joslin
Peter Joslin
W. and H. Marriage
Edward Dyson Mee
Joseph Pease
Daniel Philpot
Daniel Rivers
John Stock
Henry Thorogood
William Richard Waylett

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

Great Burstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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