History of Laindon

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History of Laindon >> 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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Jonathan Bayford, wheelwright and carpenter
Samuel Bridge, victualler, Fortune of War
Rev. John Flowerdew Colls, D.D., Rectory
Hezekiah Hollowbread, beerhouse
John Horn, baker, Common
James Hornsby, schoolmaster, ando,
Stephen Hunt, victualler, Duke's Head
Rev. Thomas Lee, curate
William Miller, blacksmith
James Pond, grocer, etc.
Richard Spurgeon, gent., Frith Villa,
Thomas Woodfine, wheelwright

Charles Buckenham, Laindon Pond
John Dalliston
James Drory
Henry Hollowbread
Henry Clark
James Horslen, Noke Bridge
John Hunt
John Offin, Esq.
Samuel Peck, Common
James Jefferies
Benjamin Moss
Mrs Jane Pryer
Mrs King
Thomas Richardson
William Cole
John David Rivers, Salmons Farm,
Thomas Roper, Watch House Farm
John Roper
William Roper
Mrs Jane Scotchman

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Laindon (Langdon Clay) - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Laindon (Langdon Clay) - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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