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Farnham

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"FARNHAM, a parish in the hundred of CLAVERING, county of ESSEX, 3¼ miles (W. by N.) from Stansted-Mountfitchet, containing 470 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £23. 8. 9., and in the patronage of the President and Fellows of Trinity College, Oxford. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, has lately received an addition of seventy free sittings, the Incorporated Society for the enlargement of churches and chapels having granted £18 towards defraying the expense." [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

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Farnham was a member of the Poor Law Union