History of Harwich
King's Quay Street, Harwich, c.1950
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Harwich >> Poll of Voters 1847
Harwich voters - 1847 General Election
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Harwich who voted in the 1847 general election. Source: Essex Standard 20 August 1847.
Richard Read Barnes
John George Francillon
J. Clark Hast
S. John Newton
James Webster sen.
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Harwich - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Harwich - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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