History of Wendens Ambo

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History of Wendens Ambo >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - 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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William Barker, boot and shoemaker
Thomas Cowell, boot and shoemaker
Mrs Cornwell
Mrs Havers
William Havers, shopkeeper
John Holland, corn miller
Allen Hunt, victualler, Fighting Cocks
Rev. John Jackson, M.A., Vicarage
Mr William Nicholson
Mr George Webb
Job Reeve, parish clerk
Stephen Robinson, gent., Trout Hall
George John Saich, victualler, Nevilles Arms
George Savill, victualler, Sell
William Saward, Audley- End Station
William Thomas, blacksmith

Thomas Cornwell, Wenden Hall
William Cornwell, Wenden Playe
John Cowell
Stock Drayton
Charles Free
John Jeffrey

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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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