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Good Easter

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"EASTER (GOOD), a parish in the hundred of DUNMOW, county of ESSEX, 7 miles (N. W. by W.) from Chelmsford, containing 478 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, with which the vicarage of High Easter was consolidated in 1771, in the peculiar jurisdiction of the Bishop of London, rated in the king's books at £8, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's, London. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. There is a strong chalybeate spring in the parish." [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

  • Good Easter was a member of the Dunmow Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Good Easter was a member of the Chelmsford Poor Law Union