History of Rivenhall

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Rivenhall Hall, Rivenhall
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History of Rivenhall >> 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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Marked * are at Rivenhall End, and + at Silver End

James Barnard, shopkeeper and victualler, Fox
* Joseph Beckwith, assistant overseer
+ Thomas Beckwith, blacksmith, shopkeeper and victualler, Western Arms
+ Mr Abraham Bilney
Mr Hunwick
* Thomas Brown, blacksmith
Henry Dixon, Esq., Doreward's Hall
Rev. Bradford Hawkins, M.A., curate, and vicar of Henham, Rectory
+ James Holliday, shopkeeper
Thomas Keable, corn miller
* James Mayhew, shoemaker
Mr. Nathaniel Moore, Oak Place
Paul Kneller Smith, Esq., Rivenhall Place
* Thomas Stacey, shoemaker
William Tame, schoolmaster and parish clerk
* John Wager, wheelwright

Rivenhall Place
Rivenhall Place
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Thomas Beckwith, Whiteheads
Richard Hews, Hoo Hall
John Humphries, Rolphs
John Hutley, Park Gates
Jonathan Hutley, Rivenhall Hall
Joseph Lake, Rivehall House
Charles Martham, Ford
Lawrence Orpen, Lanhams
William Porter, Springholds
Thomas Smith, Withers
John Upson, Hoo Hall
John Upson, jun., Boar Sty
Anthony Warricker, Park Pales

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

Rivenhall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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