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"FINGRINGHOE, a parish in the hundred of WINSTREE, county of ESSEX, 4¼ miles (S. E. by S.) from Colchester, containing 472 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £13. 7. Peter Firmin, Esq. was patron in 1826. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. The river Colne is navigable on the east, and Geeton creek on the south side of the parish." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]


  • 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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Historical Geography

  • Fingringhoe was a member of the Winstree Hundred

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