History of Runwell

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Quart Pot Inn, Runwell, c.1965
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History of Runwell >> 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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Abraham Carter, carpenter
John Jenkins, victualler, Quart Pot
Thomas Kemble, Esq., New Runwell Hall
Rev. Thomas Knox, M.A., rector
Samuel Slade, gardener
Henry Tillbrooke, thatcher
Joseph Wright, thatcher, and William Wright, parish clerk

John Bentley
John Brewitt
William Cousins and Samuel Cousins, Old Hall
Henry Hilton
Henry Rayner
Walter Jones
Joseph Williams, Church-end

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

Runwell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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