History of Little Maplestead

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St john's Church, Little Maplestead.
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History of Little Maplestead >> 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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Charles Edward Brewster, Maplestead Hall
Rev. Fredrick Fairbank, independent
Rev. John Frederick Harward, M.A., vicar
Joseph Watkinson
Charles Bentall, farmer, Gage's Farm
Mrs. Ann Callow, beer retailer and shopkeeper
Walter Callow, pig dealer
John Cooper, farmer
James Felton, Cock Inn PH
Robert Hearn, farmer, School Farm
Isaac Lewsey, bricklayer
Robert Moss, baker and farmer
John Ray Shave, farmer
Thomas Watkinson, blacksmith
Mrs. Mary Willsmore, farmer, Gallants Farm

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Little Maplestead Church
Little Maplestead Church
print published 1834

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Little Maplestead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Little Maplestead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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