History of Rivenhall

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Houses at Silver End, Rivenhall, in the art deco-style.
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History of Rivenhall >> 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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Marked * are at Rivenhall End, and + at Silver End.
* James Barnard, shopkeeper. and victualler, Fox
+ John Beckwith, carpenter, shopkeeper, and victualler, Western Arms
* Miss Ann Blackburn
* Thomas Brown, gun and black smith
Henry Dixon, Esq., Doreward's Hall
Rev. Bradford Denne Hawkins, M.A., rector and rural dean, Rectory
+ James Holliday, beerhouse and shopkeeper.
Thomas Keeble, miller, Wither's Green
Elijah Rayner, post office, and Mrs. Rayner, school mistress
* Joseph Stammers, wheelwright
George Taber, gardener, florist, and seedsman, Rose Cottage
Rev. Sir John Page Wood, Bart., L.L.B., Rivenhall Place
Edwin Henry Webb, butler

Rivenhall Place
Rivenhall Place
print published 1834

Joseph Beckwith, Whiteheads
John Granger, Rivenhall House
John Hutley, Park Gate
Jonathan Hutley, Rivenhall Hall
Lawrence Orpen, Lanhams
David Page
Joseph Laver
William Porter
William Porter Jnr.
George Potter, Hoo Hall
Thomas George Smith, Withers
James Upson
John Upson
Anthony Cooke 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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