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Basildon

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“BASILDON, a chapelry in the parish of LAINDON, hundred of BARSTABLE, county of ESSEX, 4½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Billericay, containing 142 inhabitants. The chapel is dedicated to the Holy Cross.” [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

  • Basildon was a member of the Barstable Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Basildon 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

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TQ724893 (Lat/Lon: 51.576201, 0.486554), Basildon which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Basildon was a member of the Billericay Poor Law Union