FAMILY HISTORY—IMPORTANT FOR PASSING IT ON!
Welcome to Week 17 of my Genealogy Challenge, from the wonderful Amy Johnson Crow, #52Ancestors in 52 Weeks, week 17’s prompt is “Land”.
I struggled a bit with an appropriate subject, I come from humble stock, there are no known Land Owners amongst any of my Family, so I settled on “working the Land”, I have my fair share of Agricultural Labourers amongst my Family. In fact too many to mention them all, individualy. So instead I will give you an overall feel for their working life and the areas that they worked.
The Chiddicks family worked the farm lands of Essex for over 100 years, initially in the tiny Village of South Fambridge in a tiny corner of Essex. So here is a sneak preview into the Village life of South Fambridge, Essex.
White’s Directory of Essex 1848 lists South Fambridge as small parish, with only 94 inhabitants and 1232…
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