History of Great Chishill (formerly in Essex)

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History of Great Chishill >> 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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James Andrews, corn miller
William Bolden, parish clerk
Abel Cane, saddler and ironmonger
Samuel Duke, wheelwright
James Haggar, saddler
Rev. Henry Hepburn Hastie B.A., vicar
James Howard, carpenter and victualler, Plough
Josiah Morley, bricklayer
Susanna Nunn, schoolmistress
George Thake, blacksmith
Thomas Waldock, tailor
Mr. Henry Witlock

Henry Andrews
Robert Baker, Hall
Thomas Baker
Joseph Kent

Beer Houses.
John Nash Muncey
William Muncey

Thomas Campkin
J.N. Muncey
William Muncey

William Muncey
Dinah Pitty

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

Great Chishill - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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