PurleighLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
History of Purleigh >> Poll of Voters 1836
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Purleigh who voted in the 1836 South Essex Election. Candidates were George Palmer, a Conservative, and Champion Edward Branfill, a Whig-Radical. Source: Chelmsford Chronicle 17 and 24 June 1836, Essex Record Office.
Rev. Charles Owen
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