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Elmdon

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"ELMDON, a parish in the hundred of UTTLESFORD, county of ESSEX, 5½ miles (W. by N.) from Saffron- Walden, containing 601 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, to which is annexed the rectory of Wendon-1 Lofts, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £ 19, and in the patronage of J. Wilkes, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas. There is a charity school, supported by donations amounting to about £ 14 per annum." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

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Census

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