History of Wickham St. Paul

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History of Wickham St. Paul >> 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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Rev. William Key Borton, M.A., rector and rural dean of Halstead, Rectory
Daniel Cant, carpenter
Susan Downs, schoolmistress
George Ginn, shopkeeper
James Hardy, shopkeeper
William Nice, blacksmith
John Thorogood, beer retailer
Henry Underwood, shoemaker

Farmers (*are Owners).
* Mrs Brewster, Nether House
Edward Cook, Catley Cross
* James Hardy, Copy Farm,
John Hibble, Catley Gross
* Isaac King, Hall Farm
* Robert Partridge, Brick Wall
* Thomas Richbell, White Home
Ambrose Ruffle, Old House
* Robert Ruffle, (miller), Oak Farm

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Wickham St Paul - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Wickham St Paul - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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