History of Great Easton

Great Easton © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Great Easton, c.1955
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History of Great Easton >> 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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Rev. James Cutcliffe Blenkarne, curate
Joseph John Moore Brazier, bailiff, Hall
William Brown, butcher
Charles Brown, swine dealer
James Butcher, rake and hurdle maker
Charles Choat, wheelwright
William Clarke, carpenter
Sophia Clarke, schoolmistress
Henry Collin, bricklayer and shopkeeper
Samuel Coppin, corn miller
Clement Grout, basket maker
Joseph Grout wheelwright and shopkeeper
William Haggar, carpenter
Miss Haggar, infant schoolmistress
John Morton, parish clerk and schoolmaster
George Rawlins, shopkeeper and victualler, Bell
George Turner, blacksmith

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John Barnard, Bridge Farm
John Camp
Miss Elizabeth Cato
Francis Clarke, Hyde-end
Michael Freeston
Joseph Neville
Amos Jordan
James Jordan
George Palmer
John Sams
Joseph Pryor, Little Cambridge
Joseph Smith, Blamster's Hall
John Sanders
Edward Stock
Abraham Saward, Hall
William Spellor
George Turner
William Watson

John Brown
Isaac Collin
John Green
William Taylor

Boot and Shoemakers.
John Fowler
John Matthews
Samuel Watson

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

Great Easton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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