The Windmill, South Ockendon, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of South Benfleet >> Poll of Voters 1836
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of South Ockendon who voted in the 1836 South Essex Election. Candidates were George Palmer, a Conservative, and Champion Edward Branfill, a Whig-Radical. Source: Chelmsford Chronicle 17 and 24 June 1836, Essex Record Office.
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South Ockendon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
South Ockendon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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