History of Wendens Ambo

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History of Wendens Ambo >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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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
Stock Drayton
Charles Duke
Charles Free, Bull's Farm
Shrewsbury Gifford, and miller

William Barker
Thomas Cowell
William Cowell

Joshua Havers
William Havers
Job Porter

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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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