The Creek looking West, South Benfleet, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of South Benfleet >> Poll of Voters 1826
The Borough of Maldon's poll of voters for 1826 lists the name and occupation of South Benfleet residents who were entitled to vote in the general election of 1826 in the Borough of Maldon.
For more background information see The story behind the Poll of Voters for 1826.
Jacob Butcher, labourer
William Cook, labourer
William Fance, labourer
Andrew Hills, labourer
Thomas Potter, labourer
William Sopwith, shopkeeper
Abraham Waller, waterman
John Wood, labourer
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South Benfleet - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
South Benfleet - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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Postcard of the Stepping Stones, South Benfleet.
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