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Asheldham

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“ASHELDHAM, a parish in the hundred of DENGIE, county of ESSEX, 5 miles (S. S. W.) from Bradwell, containing 156 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £ 16. 13. 4., and in the patronage of the Bishop of London. The church is dedicated to St. Lawrence.” [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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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Asheldham was a member of the Dengie Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Asheldham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Asheldham was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union