History of Horndon-on-the-Hill

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Horndon-on-the-Hill, c.1960
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History of Horndon-on-the-Hill >> 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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Rev. Jabez Banks, curate
John George Brooks, wheelwright
Joseph Carver, beer seller
George Cook, builder
Thomas Fordham, butcher
Mr. Charles Gibbs
Mr. James Hallam
J. Hills, bricklayer
Thomas Newman, grocer and draper
Charles Robinson, victualler, Swan
James Robinson, corn factor (attend Romford and London markets)
George Rowland, bricklayer
Joseph spurgeon, bricklayer and victualler, Bell
George Steel, blacksmith
Elizabeth Stibbard, National School
John Sullings, carpenter and beerhouse
Rev. James Trevitt, vicar
Eleazar Tyrell, grocer, draper, miller
John Vincent, veterinary surgeon
Fanny Watts, dressmaker
Thomas Wright, thatcher
George Allen, baker
William Edward Best, baker

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William Cook, Wythfield
Lawson Holmes
Joseph Kirkham, Malgraves
Richard Leader
George Long
Oswald Massey
Mrs. Pollett, Safron Gardens
James Robinson
William Roper, Arden Hall
George Spitty
Mrs. A. Spitty
Samuel Westwood

William Archer
Godfrey West

George Brewer
William Bowers
Thomas Nash
George Owers

Joseph King
James Such

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Horndon on the Hill - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Horndon on the Hill - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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