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Chappel

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"PONTISBRIGHT, or CHAPEL, a parish in the Witham division of the hundred of LEXDEN, county of ESSEX, 5½ miles (N. E.) from Great Coggeshall, containing 331 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, and in the patronage of the Parishioners." [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

  • Chappel was a member of the Lexden Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law