History of High Easter

High Easter © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005.
The Bury, High Easter, c.1960
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History of High Easter >> 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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Ambrose Archer, tailor
William Bailey etc. Mrs., Natnl. School
Rev Robert Barnard, ( Independent)
Thomas Barnes, baker
Thomas Clayden, blacksmith
William Grow, plumber, glazier, etc.
Miss Fisher, schoolmistress
William Franklin, wheelwright
Benjamin Fuller, corn miller
Rev. Edward Francis Gepp
William Leech, victualler, Punch Bowl
William Lodge, parish clerk
William Mott, carpenter
Robert Newell, saddler
John Stone, butcher and victualler, Cock and Bell
John Warder, bricklayer

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John Barnard, Lower House
Archer Bentall, Blakes
Jane Bourne, Mill Hill
George Buck
James Crow
William Chalk, Little Staggins
Charles Everett
Jane Hookley
Joseph Josling, Stibbards
William Joyce, (and higgler)
John Livermore, Great Garnetts
Frederick John Matthews, Parsonage
Ann Milbank, Grippings
John Milbank, Old House
Martha Saltmarsh, High Eastbury
Charles Smith, Maidens
Henry Tanner
John Warder
Joseph Townsend, Lawn Hall
George Wilson, Kingston

James Haydon
Philemon Lodge

Boot and Shoemakers.
John Halls
William Lodge
John Owers
William Porter

Grocers and Drapers, etc.
Martha Archer
William Franklin
Sarah Grove
Philemon Lodge

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High Easter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

High Easter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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