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Chignall Smealy

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“CHIGNAL-SMEALY, a parish in the hundred of CHELMSFORD, county of ESSEX, 4 ¾ miles (N. W. by W.) from Chelmsford, containing 74 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £5. 6. 8., and in the patronage of F. M. Austen, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas.” [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

  • Chignal Smealy was a member of the Chelmsford Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Chignal Smealy was a member of the Chelmsford Poor Law Union