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Arkesden

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“ARKESDEN, a parish in the hundred of UTTLESFORD, county of ESSEX, 5½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Saffron-Walden, containing 415 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £ 13. 6. 8., and in the patronage of John Wolfe, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Mary.” [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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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL481341 (Lat/Lon: 51.985619, 0.15526), Arkesden which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law