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Clavering

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“CLAVERING, a parish in the hundred of CLAVERING, county of ESSEX, 7 ½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Stansted-Mountfitchet, containing 1081 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of Langley annexed, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £22.13.11 ½, and in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church is dedicated to St. Mary and St. Clement. The river Stort has its source in this parish, which is crossed also by the river Darenth. Here are remains, of the keep and moat of the ancient castle of the Claverings, a family which became extinct in the reign of Edward III.” [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]
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Census

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Church History

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Historical Geography

  • Clavering was a member of the Clavering Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law