History of Great Yeldham

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Church Fields, Great Yeldham, c.1960
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History of Great Yeldham >> 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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Mrs M. Bareham, herbalist
Nathaniel Boosey, watchmaker, etc.
Benjamin Bowyer, butcher and dealer
Josiah Chapman, wheelwright
Rev. John- Marten Gripps, M.A., Rectory
Edward Fentiman, free schoolmaster
George French wheelwright and blacksmth.
Mrs Eliza Fuller, post office
Samuel Hart, tailor and glover
Robert Richbell Hutton, veterinary surgeon
Henry Ives, blacksmith
Mr Robert Russell
James Scotcher, woolstapler and fellmgr.
John Sefton, victualler ,White Hart
John Smoothy, shoemaker
John Way, Esq., Spaynes Hall
Mrs C. Way and Lewis John Way, Esq., Spencer Grange.
William Woolmer, relieving officer

George Goodohild, Gunces
Joseph Mitson, Waybridge
Robert Norden, Potter's Hall
James Hardy Nunn, Pool Farm
William Payle, Orange Farm
James Scotcher, Bull's Farm
Benjamin Smith, Man's Cross
John Whitlock, and coal and coke merchant, Yeldham Hall
Francis Whitlock, Lovington's

Thomas Laver
John Read, and carpenter

James Pinch
Mary Jephson
Thomas Mitson

John Bareham
J. Bareham, jnr.
Edmd Hardy

Sophia Bowtell
Robert Coller
James Finch
Mary Jephson
Thomas Mitson

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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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