Public Health in the 19th century
The History of Witham Essex
by Janet Gyford
2M ago
Public Health etc in Witham, in the 19th century Summary by Janet Gyford, adapted from one first written for Dated Buildings Survey in 1992, re Faragon Terrace, 59-67 Bridge Street.Retyped October 2002.  See also notes on PRO MH 13/209, read since this was written. Edward Cresy made a report to the General Board of Health in 1850 about Witham. About Bridge Street he said that ‘the stagnant open drains, and the absence of all arrangements requisite for decency, are still producing their usual effects – fever and demoralisation. Many other parts of the town were described in an even more st ..read more
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2023. Photos of home
The History of Witham Essex
by Janet Gyford
4M ago
The Gyfords. Photo by Karen. Thank you Karen. The new street light arrives (after several years of darkness). Blanfred. Two hedgehogs eating. The garden The green at Chipping Hill ..read more
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Pubs. Woolpack, Chipping Hill
The History of Witham Essex
by Phil Gyford
4M ago
This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here. Click here to see all posts about pubs. 3rd January 2001Known residents, from the census returns and directories Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source 1839 Christopher Annett Collis Pigot’s 1845 John Lorkin Post Office 1848 John Smithman Lorkin White’s 1851 John Smithman Lorkin Innkeeper 37 B ..read more
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Pubs. White Horse, Chipping Hill
The History of Witham Essex
by Phil Gyford
4M ago
This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here. Click here to see all posts about pubs. 22nd June 2000Known residents, from the census returns and directories Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source 1839 Joseph Argent Pigot’s 1845 William Thornback Post Office 1848 William Thornback White’s 1851 Arthur Tuff Innkeeper 30 Witham, Essex Census ..read more
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Pubs. White Hart Tap, Maldon Road
The History of Witham Essex
by Phil Gyford
4M ago
This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here. Click here to see all posts about pubs. Known residents, from the census returns and directories Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source 1845 Robert Dodd Post Office 1848 Robert Dodd White’s 1851 Robert Dodd Publican 65 Pebmarsh, Essex Census* Sarah Dodd Wife 64 Sudbury, Suffolk Census* 1891 Sam ..read more
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Pubs. Waggon & Horses, Bridge Street
The History of Witham Essex
by Phil Gyford
4M ago
This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here. Click here to see all posts about pubs. Long since demolished. Known residents, from the census returns and directories Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source 1839 John Mann Pigot’s 1845 John Mann Post Office 1848 John Mann White’s 1852 E. Jarvis Kelly’s* 1855 M. Mecklenburgh Kelly’s ..read more
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Pubs. Victoria
The History of Witham Essex
by Phil Gyford
4M ago
This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here. Click here to see all posts about pubs. 25th August 1999. Taken by Ian Rose ..read more
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Pubs. The Angel, High Street
The History of Witham Essex
by Phil Gyford
4M ago
This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here. Click here to see all posts about pubs. Demolished around 1920** Taken circa 1900. The Angel is the building on the right with what appears to be a flag pole on its roof**Known residents, from the census returns and directories Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source 1822 William Mayhew Pigot’s* 1823-4 W ..read more
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Pubs. Swan, High Street
The History of Witham Essex
by Phil Gyford
4M ago
This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here. Click here to see all posts about pubs. 9th January 2001Known residents, from the census returns and directories Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source 1822 Robert Page Pigot’s* 1823-4 Robert Page Pigot’s 1839 Charles Page Pigot’s* 1845 James Harvey Post Office 1848 James Andrews White ..read more
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Pubs. Spread Eagle, Newland Street
The History of Witham Essex
by Phil Gyford
4M ago
This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here. Click here to see all posts about pubs. Dating from 1300 9th January 2001Known residents, from the census returns and directories Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source 1600 John Armonde Owner (Left to Son, George) Will* George Armonde Owner (Left by Father, John) Will* 1822 Robert Polley Pigot’s ..read more
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