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Berners Roding

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Berners Roding or Berwick Roding, is a parish in Dunmow hundred and Ongar union. Rochester diocese, Essex Archdeaconry, Roding deanery. Population in 1861 was 189 Acres 1,050.
[Kelly's Directory of Essex, 1862]

"ROOTHING (BERNERS), a parish in the hundred of DUNMOW, county of ESSEX, 5¾ miles (N. E. by N.) from Chipping-Ongar, containing 93 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, endowed with £200 private benefaction, £400 royal bounty, and £500 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of T. G. Bramston, Esq." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]



  • 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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  • Berners Roding was a member of the Dunmow Hundred

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  • Berners Roding was a member of the Onger Poor Law Union