History of Great Yeldham

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The White Hart PH, Great Yeldham, c.1960
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History of Great Yeldham >> 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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Eliza Fuller, post office
Mrs. Mehetabel Bareham, herb doctoress
Nathaniel Boosey, watch and clock maker, and silversmith
Mrs. Sarah Boosey
Benjamin Bowyer, cattle dealer
Horatio Brackenbury, gentleman
Rev. John Marten Cripps M.A., Rectory
Mrs. Mary Eley, Mill Cottage
Georgiana French, milliner
Mr. William Thomas French
Rev. Henry Fyffe, curate
Thomas Golding, butcher
William Gooch, victualler, White Hart
Robert Richbell Hutton, veterinary surgeon
Francis Read, baker and flour dealer
Robert Russell, butler
James Scotcher, woolstapler and fellmanager
Mrs. Caroline Way, Spencer's Farm
John Way, Esq., Spaynes Hall

Josiah Gershom Boosey, Jennings
George Goodchild, Gunces
Joslin Hezekiah, Change Farm
James Hardy Nunn, Pool Farm
Robert Russell, Waybridge
James Scotcher, Bull's Farm
Benjamin Smith (and maltster), Man's Cross
John Sneezum, Potter's Hall
Francis Whitlock, Lovingtons
John Whitlock, Yeldham Hall

Beer houses.
Edward Jarman (and carpenter)
Thomas Mitson

John Kiddy
Robert Laver
John Smoothy

John Bareham
John Bareham, jun.
Edmund Hardy

Thomas Bowtell
Charles Jephson
John Smith

Josiah Chapman
George French (and smith and cooper)

Frances Grainger
James Laws
Mary Laws

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

Great Yeldham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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