History of Tolleshunt Knights
All Saints Church, Tolleshunt Knights.
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History of Tolleshunt Knights >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census.
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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John Bishop, bailiff, Brook Hall
Ezekiah Drain, carrier and beerhouse
Samuel Eley, wheelwright
Francis Fisher, boot and shoe maker
Rev. W. H. Frend, incumbent of Tiptree Heath
Thomas Furlong, grocer and draper
James Hardy, victualler, Rose and Crown
Rev. Charles Lawrence, rector
John Lazell, parish clerk
William Palmer, blacksmith
William Tiffin, blacksmith
Farmers. (*Are owners.)
Thomas Barwell and Charles Dames, Brook Hall
John Blyth, Barn Hall
* William Harrington
Thomas Green Harvey, Windmill Hall
George Daniel Ransom, and miller, Tiptree Mill
* Richard Seabrook, Grove Hall
Charles John Wilkins, Trewlands
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Tollshunt Knights - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Tollshunt Knights - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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