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Great Saling

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"SALING (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of HINCKFORD, county of ESSEX, 5 miles (N. W. by W.) from Braintree, containing 326 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of Essex and Herts, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop of London, rated in the king's books at £7, endowed with £200 royal bounty. B. Goodrich, Esq. was patron in 1816. The church is dedicated to St. James." [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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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Great Saling was a member of the Hinckford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Great Saling has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL696253 (Lat/Lon: 51.900432, 0.463719), Great Saling which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Great Saling was a member of the Braintree Poor Law Union