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"EPPING, a parish comprising the market-town of Epping, and the chapelry of Epping-Upland, in the hundred of WALTHAM, and the hamlet of Ryhill, in the hundred of HARLOW, county of ESSEX, and containing 2146 inhabitants, of which number, 1688 are in the town of Epping, 17½ miles (W. by S.) from Chelmsford, and 16 (N. E. by N.) from London, on the road to Newmarket. ........ The living is a vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction of the court of the Commissary of London concurrently with the Consistorial Episcopal Court, rated in the king's books at £17. 13. 4., endowed with £600 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of Henry John Conyers, Esq. The church is dedicated to All Saints. A small chapel of ease has been recently erected. There are places of worship for the Society of Friends and Independents; ........ [More]" [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

"RYHILL, a hamlet in the parish of EPPING, hundred of WALTHAM, though locally in the hundred of Harlow, county of ESSEX, 2¾ miles (N. W.) from Epping. The population is returned with the chapelry of Epping-Upland." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

Epping Upland - a place 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 and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Epping was a member of the Waltham Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Epping was a member of the Epping Poor Law Union