Baddow Meads, Springfield, 1916Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Springfield >> Poll of Voters 1836
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Springfield 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.
Henry D Francis
John W Holgate
Charles G Parker
Thomas H Peacock
John Lee Raymont
Thomas Stoneham jun.
Joeph H Willsher
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Springfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Springfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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