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Great Holland

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"HOLLAND (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of TENDRING, county of ESSEX, 12½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Manningtree, containing 413 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £17. 13. 9., and in the patronage of the President and Fellows of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to All Saints. This parish lies on the coast of the North sea." [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

  • Great Holland was a member of the Tendring Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Great Holland was a member of the Tendring Poor Law Union