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Chickney

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“CHICKNEY, a parish in the hundred of DUNMOW, county of ESSEX, 3 ½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Thaxted, containing 66 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £10, and in the patronage of H. Cranmer, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Mary.” [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

  • Chickney was a member of the Dunmow Hundred

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL581267 (Lat/Lon: 51.916388, 0.297359), Chickney which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Chickney was a member of the Dunmow Poor Law Union