History of North Weald Bassett

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History of North Weald Bassett >> 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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James Baker, blacksmith and beerhs.
Samuel Blatch carpenter and wheelgt.
Jacob Broad, victualler, Rainbow and Dove
William Charles Barton shoemaker
Charles Clark, blacksmith, carpenter, and victualler, Blacksmith's Arms
Rev. Henry Cookerell, M.A., vicarage
Mrs Mary Hart, Weald Place
William Hemmings, rate collector
William Hornsby, wheelwright
Samuel Lane and Mrs. Lane, National School
William Leaversuch, fellmonger and woolstapler, Gullet Farm
William Marrable, bricklayer
Josiah Marsh, gentleman
Charles Mayhew, victualler, Talbot
Charles Olley, parish clerk
Isaac Pain, victualler, George IV.
Mary Pain, beerhouse
George Pegrum, beerhouse and shopkeeper
William Rayment, blacksmith
John Sharp, shoemaker
James Smith, carpenter
John Thomas Smith, auctioneer and builder, etc.,
Richd Tyser, baker and shopkeeper

George Brown, bailiff
Philip Chaplin
George Crane
George Hart, Canes
Joseph Hinson
William Kirby
William Larter and Son
John Law
Edmund Law
William Leaversuch
Pegrum and Hampton
Omega Perry
Benjamin Pyne
Charles Smith
John Stallibrass
William Tarling

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North Weald Bassett - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

North Weald Bassett - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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