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History of Tolleshunt Major >> White's Directory 1848
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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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Robert Banham, shopkeeper and carpenter
George Coe, victualler, Bell Inn
Daniel Dudley, shoemaker
Henry Bridge, shoemaker
Thomas Dudley, blacksmith
William Foster, corn miller
Benjamin Gentry, brickmaker
John Grout, wheeler
William Horsnail, shopkeeper
George Martin, bricklayer
John Quinney, basket maker
Farmers (* are owners).
* Benjamin Barrett
William Barrett, Loamy Hill
* Alfred Carter, Great Renters
Carter Challis, Exors. of, Long
William Cowell, Primrose Hill
* W.J. Fairhead ( and Little Totham)
* Robert Francis, Joyces
Thomas Holmes, Bygrave
John Hutley, Stanes and Rivenhall
Thomas Knight, Hall
* William Sharp
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Tollshunt Major - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Tollshunt Major - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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