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Abberton

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“ABBERTON, a parish in the hundred of WINSTREE, county of ESSEX, 4½ miles (S.) from Colchester, containing 203 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £14. 7. 8½., and in the patronage of the Crown. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.” [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016] 

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Census

  • Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911, which includes most copies held at the ERO, Wharf Rd, Chelmsford. More information on other ways to view these census returns on the Essex
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Church History

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Historical Geography

  • Abberton was a member of the Winstree Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law