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Creeksea

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"CREEKSEA, a parish in the hundred of DENGIE, county of ESSEX, 2 miles (N. W. by W.) from Burnham, containing 152 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, to which the vicarage of Althorne was united in 1811, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £9. 8. 10., and in the patronage of J. Robinson, Esq. The church is dedicated to All Saints. There is a ferry over Crouch river to Wallisea island, from the south side of the parish, where the marshes are protected from inundation by strong embankments, about nine feet in height.” [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 and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Creeksea was a member of the Dengie Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Creeksea was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union