History of Writtle
Tudor House, Writtle, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Writtle >> Poll of Voters 1836
Writtle voters - 1836 South Essex Election
These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Writtle who voted in the 1836 South Essex Election. Candidates were George Palmer, a Conservative, and Champion Edward Branfill, a Whig-Radical. Source: Chelmsford Chronicle 17 and 24 June 1836, Essex Record Office.
William R Barlow
George Adams Clark
William Barker Finch
William F Fortescue
John W Sharp
George Gepp Ward
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Writtle - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Writtle - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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