The High Street, Photos 


Widdington Essex


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The High Street

  





Bishops Barn


 

 Above: Before Bishops  barn was converted

Northern-end view of the large barn at Bishops, September 1868. (CH Ms) The Northern End Wall of the large Barn built by Mr Smith on the Homestead of Bishops Farm at Widdington.

No. 498 on the Tithe Map of 1840.

The Bays of this Northern End Wall stand on the Boundary Line of the Lower Orchard shewn in Plan of Premises taken by Mr Thompson in 1844.
The Land included in the Fence outside the Barn is No 499-500 and 501 on the Tithe Map of 1840 and now Widdington 499 on New Tithe Map of 1873 and therein stated to contain 0.1.5.

The Barn stands on No 498B in New Tithe Map of 1873.

 


1976


The High street with the old Bakers on the left and the converted Barn in the background  

 

 


The Fleur de Lys 1930

 
High Street 1920 



The new Victorian Houses, that were built in the High Street to replace
the old dilapidated thatched cottages.

21 .

21. Pair of semi-detached cottages on the west side of the main street. Erected in 1867/8. 
  [Added at the right hand side in pencil (Mr Holgate [?] (CH Ms)

These Cottages were built in 1867/8  on Land No. 492 on Tithe Map of 1840 and form part of four Cottages built on this Land on this Land stood the Old Cottage occupied for many years by Thomas Coston the Cottage 

occupied by George Thurgood and the Tenement west 

adjoining occupied by James Reed.

These Cottages stand principally in the Garden of 

Coston’s Cottage as above Shown on New Tithe Map of 

1873 as part of Widdington 493 containing together 1.0.18.

21       James Reed Head wid  52  carpenter   1861
                Ruth  Reed dau.        18
             Emma  Reed dau.        15

  John Wright     Head Mar.   48  Rat/mole catcher Born Widdington

     Susanna Wright wife              58        Lt. Easton



22. 


22. Pair of semi-detached cottages on the west side of 
the main street. Erected in 1868/9. 

[Added in pencil Hale [?[ Hogate] (CH Ms)

These Cottages were built in 1868/9 on Land No 492 

on Tithe Map of 1840 and form part of four Cottages 

ilt on this Land on this Land stood the Old Cottage 

occupied for many years by Thomas Coston the 

Cottage occupied by George Thurgood and the Tenement 

west adjoining occupied by James Reed.

These particular Cottages stand principally on site 

of Cottages occupied by Thurgood and Reed as above –

They are built Brick-on-Edge – not flat causing 

a saving of many thousand Bricks

shown on new Tithe Map of 1873 as part of Widdington 

493 and containing together 1.0.18.

22. George Thurgood Head Mar. 52 Ag. Lab. Born Widdington 1865

Charlotte Thurgood wife      51               Wicken
    George Thurgood son       12               Widdington
   Harriet Thurgood dau.       9               Widdington
      Lucy Thurgood dau.       5               Widdington

 4th property away from George Thurgood.


23. 


John Wright               Mrs Coston

23. Pair of semi-detached cottages on the west side of the main street.

Erected in 1866/7. (CH Ms)

These Cottages were built in 1866/7 on Garden occupied by Mrs Martin, 

part of 493 on Tithe Map. 

now shown on New Tithe Map of 1873 as part of W 493 cont’g 1.0.18.

1871 Census Widdington cont.

23. John Wright Head Mar. 57 farm lab. Born Widdington
  Susannah Wright wife             67                               Lt. Easton
   
  Thomas Coston Head Mar.    71 farm lab.            Takeley
       Sarah Coston wife                65 farm lab.            Widdington
  William Coston son                  44 farm lab             Widdington
        Issac Coston son                  30 farm lab             Widdington


 

24. 

Chipperfield                             

Pettit 

24. Pair of semi-detached cottages erected between the extension to Bishops Cottage and the Wrights’ cottage and nearly opposite the entrance to the yard of Bishops.  
September 1868.  (The Chipperfields’ Cottages). 

[Added in pencil, at the left, Chipperfield and 

at the right, Pettit] (CH Ms) 

The new Cottages No 495 on Tithe Map opposite the 

Great Gates [stamped: C Potts Photo Stansted Essex]

24.

John Chipperfield Head Mar. Aged 28 Carpenter journeyman born Widdington

Rhoda Chipperfield wife     36                      Elsenham
John Chipperfield  son       6                      Elsenham
Emily Chipperfield dau.      3                      Elsenham
Ellen Chipperfield dau.      1                      Elsenham

Henry Pettit Hend Mar.      52 Gardener (dom.serv.) Broxted
Emma Pettit  wife           45                      Widdington
George Pettit son            2                      Widdington
Frederick P. Pettit son      6 mths 1871 Cencus.    Widdington

 


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25. 
Charles Bird   Thos Reynolds
 

25. Pair of semi-detached cottages on the west side of the main street and opposite Martin’s Farm Erected 1859/60. September 1868. (CH Ms) These Cottages form part of Six Cottages all semi-detached (opposite Salmon’s Shop) built in 1859/60 on Land No 493 on theTithe Map of 1840 forming the sites of the Maltern the Hawk House Cottagebehind and Barn or Shed called Coopers Shop and garden of Hawk House and part of field (483) called Hammells. 
Now shown on New Tithe Map of 1873 as part of Widdington 493 
cont’g 1.0.18
 
25. Charles Bird Head Mar. 59 Ag. Lab. Born Bishops Storford 1871.
              Sarah Bird wife               57                             Widdington
 
Thomas Reynolds Head Mar. 33 Ag. Lab. Born Widdington
   Emma Reynolds wife                  29          Broxted
  Alice Reynolds dau.                        5           Widdington
Frederick Reynolds son.                 3           Widdington
James Reed lodger wid.                 64 Carpenter Widdington
 



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