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Great Henny

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"HENNY (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of HINCKFORD, county of ESSEX, 2¾ miles (S. by W.) from Sudbury, containing 368 inhabitants. The living is a rectory with that of Little Henny, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated jointly in the king's books at £13. 6. 8. N. Barnardiston, Esq. was Patron in 1810. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The navigable river Stour runs on the east of this 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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Historical Geography

  • Great Henny was a member of the Hinckford Hundred

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Maps

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