History of Woodham Walter

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History of Woodham Water >> 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 Ager, butcher and carrier
Rev. Guy Bryan, M.A., Rectory
Benjamin Burchell, assistant overseer, etc.
Mrs. Elizabeth Burchell, schoolmistress
John Joseph Bygrave, Esq. Earl's Cottage
William Chapman, Blacksmith and shoemaker
Richard Davis, wheelwright
Henry Gozzett, carpenter
Mrs Ruth Gozzett, post mistress
John Green, parish clerk and shopkeeper
Thomas Hardingham, shopkeeper
Mark Joscelyne, cattle dealer and victualler, Bell
John Lloyd, beer seller
Isaac Pledger, gentleman
Thomas Rolfe, gardener
James Smith, baker

John Balls
Albert Clear
Mrs Mary Bell
Mrs Martha Burchell
Daniel Davis
William Davis
George French
George Dennis
Edmund Gibson, and miller, Hoe Mill
Benjamin Edward Livermore
Joseph Spicer
Joseph Riley, and miller, Blue Mills
Joseph John Smith
John Seabrook
John Snow
C.T. Rolfe
Jeremiah Hedger; h Little Baddow
John Woodward
Charles Ward

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

Woodham Walter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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