History of Roxwell

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History of Roxwell >> 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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(Those marked * are at Cook's Mill Green, and + at Radley Green)

Thomas William Bramston, Esq., M.P., Skreens
William Bright, schoolmaster
Casterdine, veterinary surgeon
Sarah Cheek, victualler, Hare and Hounds
Joseph Cooch, corn miller
James Crush, gentleman
Mary Harvey, blacksmith
James Kirkham, carpenter
Thomas Knight, baker
John Page, wheelwright, Boyton Cross
William Porter, victualler, Chequers
James Rutter, boarding school
Rev. Thomas Turner, curate, Vicarage

William Abbott, Broadgates
Joseph Abbott, How Street
Daniel Batt, Peppers Green
Thomas Blatch, Bolden Hatch
James Christy, Great Boyton Hall
Thomas Cooch, Charles Cooch, Hill Farm
* George Darby
Mrs. Nevill, Boyton
* James Greenwood (and cattle dealer)
Thomas Gower, Eleys Farm
Ann Gandy, Mountneys
John Horsnell, Stone Hill
John Josling, Elms
Porter Matthews, Wares
+ William Norrington
Lewis Page
* William Pinchon
William Ram, Newlands Hall

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William Stone
Louisa Surrey
William Tippler, senr., Lightfoots
William Tippler, jun., Duke's farm
Rovert Turpin, Pooty-pools
Michael Young, Butt's Hatch

Beer Houses.
Mary Hartley
* Joseph Maryon
* Thomas Perry

William Porter
John Thorn

William Oddy
Thomas Palmer
Thomas Perry

Eliza Cannon
* George Darby
+ Peter Jester
John Stone

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

Roxwell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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