History of Radwinter

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Plough Inn, Radwinter. Now a private residence.
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History of Radwinter >> 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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Rev. John Frederic Watkinson Bullock, B.A., Rectory
William Clayden, New House
Robert Bedford, farmer, Richmond's
Mrs. Ann Mary Bird, farmer, Paynes
John Bunton, blacksmith
Mrs. Sarah Byatt, grocer and draper
Charles Chapman, farmer, Tilekilns
William Clayden, farmer, New House
John Davies, farmer, Radwinter Hall
Allen Downham, carpenter
William Downham, carpenter
Daniel Emson, farmer, Little Brockhold
John Freeman, thatcher
James Gowlett, farmer, Cowlass Hall
Reuben Gowlett, farmer, Cutbush
Shadrack Gowlett, farmer, Sullen's
Thomas Gray, steward to John Clayden, esq. Grange
Walter Kettridge, beer retailer and hurdle maker
Edward Lampkin, Plough PH
Joseph Longley, relieving officer
James Mascall, butcher
Thomas Mascall, shoe maker
William Myhill, farmer, Hill Farm
Jabez Mynott, farmer
Edwin Newell, saddler
John Reynolds, tailor
Ambrose Ruse, farmer, The Park
George Ruse, farmer, Bulls Farm
Mrs. Harriett Ruse, farmer, Lower House
William Ruse, farmer, Jenkernox
Mrs. Sophia Smith, Lion PH, and miller
Mrs. Mary Swann, shopkeeper
Richard Townsend, farmer, Great Brockhold
John Turner, blacksmith
Thomas Welch, farmer, Bendysh Hall
Mrs. Isabella White, beer retailer and shopkeeper
John Willings, farmer, Broaditch
William Woodley and Daniel Woodley, farmers, Godfreys

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

Radwinter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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