History of Pleshey

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History of Pleshy >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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 Campion, carpenter
John Dowsett, beerhouse
Joseph Dowsett, bricklayer
George Everitt, baker and shopkeeper
Mr. James Fuller
William Hasler, blacksmith
John Hammond, parish clerk
James Hawkins, tailor
Rev. James Hutchinson jun., B.A. incumbent
William Knight, shopkeeper
Nathaniel Philpot, schoolmaster
Misses Elizabeth and Catherine Rayment

Farmers (* are Owners.)
* William Fuller, Pleshey-bury
George Hitching, (and baker) Linsteads
* John Leigh Rayment (corn factor)
* William Rayment, (and butcher)
William Young, Pleshey Lodge

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Pleshey - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Pleshey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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