History of Layer Breton

St Mary's Church - exterior
St Mary's Church, Layer Breton, built 1923
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History of Layer Breton >> Poll of Voters 1847

Layer Breton voters - 1847 General Election

These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Layer Breton who voted in the 1847 general election. Source: Essex Standard 20 August 1847.

George Birkett
Edward Gripper
Edward Holloway
Daniel Smith
Jonathan Tiffin
William Wade
William Wheeler

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Layer Breton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Layer Breton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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