History of West Bergholt

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White Hart Inn, West Bergholt.
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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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Lawson Alston, baker
William Clark, policeman
Thomas Daniell, brewer, malster, brick maker, and coal merchant
Spelan Grimwood, shoe maker and parish clerk
James William Harrington, building academy John Roberts, victualler, White Hart
Rev. Frederick Sims M.A., Rectory
Samuel Smith, cooper

Beer Houses.
John Brown
William Fitch
Thomas Gray, brewer
James Hempstead
Robert Springett
Robert Whitehead

James Atkinson
William Gibland

Bailey Pittock
James Seaborn

Thomas Byfield
Jeremiah Groves
Samuel Thorrington

Cattle Dealers.
John Fenner
William Howard
Edward Seaborn

Corn Millers.
John Thompson Argent
Robert Springett

J.T. Argent
Thomas Beardwell
Daniel Bradbrook
Robert Bradbrook, Cook's Hall
James Grant
Thomas Gray
Jacob Lambert
Isaac Page
James Ratcliff, Highfield Edward Seaborn
Edward Thorrington
James Thorrington
Joseph Turner, Rookery John Ward, Hall
Robert Whitehead
John Bales Wright

Nicholas Hudson
Edward Seaborn

Wheelwrights and Carpenters.
William Ratcliff
James Seaborn

William Fowler, postman

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West Bergholt - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

West Bergholt - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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