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Barling

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Barling is an ancient village, which was given by King Edward the Confessor to St. Paul's Cathedral, to whom the living still belongs. It is 5 miles east-south-east of Rochford, 5 miles north-east of Southend and 47 miles from London. It is in the Rochford union and hundred. The parish contains 1,258 acres. Population in 1861 was 354. [Kelly's Directory of Essex, 1862]

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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 and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Barling was a member of the Rochford Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Barling was a member of the Rochford Poor Law Union