History of Woodham Ferrers

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Ilgar's Manor, Woodham Ferrers.
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History of Woodham Ferrers >> 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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James Gigney, harness maker
Robert Keeble, corn miller
Mrs. Susan Perkins, schoolmistress
Rev. Robert St. John Shirreff, M.A., rector
Thomas Wright, butcher, carrier, and parish clerk

Farmers. (* are Owners.)
Frederick Barker, Hamberts
* Jonathan Beard, Brazils
George Death, Hollands
Charles Edward Hamilton, Birkett's
* George Hart, Ilgars
Thomas Hawes, Charity Farm
David Joice
Daniel Kerridge
Benjamin King, Edwin's Hall
Thomas Main, Champions
Thomas Oddy, Pentlands
* Albert Pertwee, Fen Farm
* Henry Pertwee, Wic Khams
Jeremiah Pledger (and Little Baddow)
James Reiley, Lodge
Samuel Straight
Henry Whitehead

Inns and Taverns.
Bell, George Rayner

William Cooper
Robert Flatman
Robert Lewin

James Brewster
John Orris
William Pond

Robert Eaton
Isaiah Perkins

Charles Barnes
Harriet Hedgeley
William Livermore
W. Pond, baker
James Saunders
Francis Walden

Samuel Cooper

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Woodham Ferrers - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Woodham Ferrers - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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