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History of Wendens Ambo >> 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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Rev. John Barr M.A., curate
William Collis, station master
Mrs. Ann Cornwell, gentlewoman
Charles Duke, butcher
Henry Jackson, tailor
Job Reeve, parish clerk
Stephen Robinson and Robert Stephen, gentlemen, Trout Hall
George John Saich, horse, etc, letter, and victualler, Nevill's Arms, Station
Stephen Salmon, baker
George Savill, victualler, Bell
Henry Savill, blacksmith, and victualler, Fighting Cocks
George Webb, gentleman
Thomas Cornwell, Wenden Hall
William Cornwell, Wenden Place
Charles Free, Bull's Farm
Shrewsbury Gifford, and miller
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Wendens Ambo - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Wendens Ambo - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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