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Chigwell

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“CHIGWELL, a parish in the hundred of ONGAR, county of ESSEX, 6 miles (S.) from Epping, and 12 (N. E.) from London, containing 1696 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £18, and in the patronage of the Prebendary of St. Pancras' in the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is an ancient structure, ........ [More]” [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

Chigwell Row and Hainault are places within this parish

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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

  • Chigwell was a member of the Onger Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Chigwell 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 TQ434936 (Lat/Lon: 51.622956, 0.070127), Chigwell which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Chigwell was a member of the Epping Poor Law Union