History of Thorpe le Soken
Frinton Road, Thorpe-le-Soken, c.1955
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History of Thorpe le Soken >> Poll of Voters 1847
Thorpe le Soken voters - 1847 General Election
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Thorpe le Soken who voted in the 1847 general election. Source: Essex Standard 20 August 1847.
Rev. William Burgess
James Pearl Fordham
John Martin Leake
J. Saln. Thompson
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Thorpe le Soken - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Thorpe le Soken - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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