History of Layer de la Haye

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St. John the Baptist Church, Layer de la Haye.
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History of Layer de la Haye >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - 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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Simon Barton, parish clerk
Mrs. Eliza Woodward, school mistress
Mrs. Carr
Mrs. Grimwood
Rev. Thomas Price, B.A., Vicarage
John Tracey
John Allen, boot and shoe maker
Charles Appleby, farmer
Benjamin Baker, jun., farmer
John Brown, beer retailer
George Bullock, grocer and draper
Charles Burton, shopkeeper
George Candler, Fox Inn PH
William Clark, farmer, Wick Farm
John Demon, carpenter
Samuel Dennis, farmer
Daniel Gentry, beer retailer
Robert Gentry, butcher
Robert Hicks, bricklayer
Charles Hunwick, wheelwright and blacksmith
William Richardson, farmer, Rye Farm
Henry Royce, farmer, Gate Farm
William Royce, miller
Alfred Saunders, farmer and malster
Thomas Scott, baker
William Theobald, shoe maker
Charles Walford, farmer, Hill Farm
Edwin Walford, farmer, Fields Farm
William Walford, farmer, Hall Farm
William Wheeler, jun., farmer, Burnt Down Farm
James Woodward, bricklayer

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Layer de la Haye - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Layer de la Haye - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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