History of Rettendon

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History of Rettendon >> 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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Those marked * are in Battlebridge

John Barnard, blacksmith
Stephen Asser Bell, schoolmaster
* John Bone, carpenter
William Borrodell, brick and drain pipe maker, corn miller and baker
Elizabeth Bowton, blacksmith
Isaac Clarke, wheelwright
John Farrow, swine dealer
Thomas Green, victualler, Bell
Joseph Jones, parish clerk
John Kendall, butcher
* Edward Mann, victualler, Hawk Inn
R.W. Meeson, coal and lime merchant
William Murray, police officer
* James Pavitt, corn miller
Mrs. Rebecca Richens
William Savill, carpenter
Samuel South, baker, etc.
William Storey, bricklayer
Rev. Samuel Wilkes Ward, M.A., rector

James Borrodell, Hall
William Borrodell, Mill Hill
Richard Bourne
Maria Bourne
John Brewitt
Charles Dove
James Chapman, Hyde Hall
Henry Cleeve appraiser, Rettendon Place
Joseph Drory
Samuel Davey
Samuel Jenkins, and shopkeeper
William Pavitt
William Parker
James Frederick Pert wee, Brick House
Robert Raven, Hyde House
Thomas Rolph
Samuel Wright

Edward Butters
Samuel Davey
William Harrod
* Joseph Havers

* Abraham Marsh
* Daniel Marsh
James Oddy
Francis Pitcher
George Wilkin

* George James Benson
James Brignall
Samuel Davey
Frederick Thomas Griggs
Solomon Oddy
Francis Pitcher
Samuel Jenkins
William Pitt

* Samuel Benson
William Benson
Robert Jay

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

Rettendon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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