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History of Wickham Bishops >> 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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Mrs. Honeywood Blake, Wickham Place
Henry Golding Borrett, victualler, Chequers
Jeremiah Dines, poulterer
Charles Ewwers, parish clerk
William Firman, blacksmith
James Gardiner, assistant overseer of Great and Little Totham
Rev. Thomas Leigh M.A., rector and rural dean (and rector of St. Magnus, London,) Rectory
Rev. Stratford Leigh, curate
Rev. William Manbey M.A.
John Millbank, salesman
Isaac Otway, veterinary surgeon
Mr. William Otway
Benjamin Spoooner, wheelwright
Aaron Aldham, Heath-gate
Josiah Bright, White House
Benjamin Dixon and Robert Walker, (and millers,) Wickham Mills
Stephen Foster, High Hall
William Grainger, Longs
Herbert Smith, Hall Farm
Thomas Smith, The Hall
William Warren (and beerhouse)
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Wickham Bishops - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Wickham Bishops - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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