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Great Stambridge

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"STAMBRIDGE (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of ROCHFORD, county of ESSEX, 1¾ mile (E.) from Rochford, containing 401 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £20, and in the patronage of the Governors of the Charter-house, London, The church is dedicated to St. Mary and All Saints." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

"WALLASEA (ISLE-OF), an island, partly in the parishes of CANEWDON, EASTWOOD, PAGLESHAM, GREAT-STAMBRIDGE, and LITTLE-WAKERING, hundred of ROCHFORD, county of ESSEX, 6 miles (E. N. E.) from Rochford. It is now a peninsula, formed by the rivers Crouch and Broomhill, and joined to the main land by a causeway, kept up at the expense of the several parishes to which it belongs." [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 & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Great Stambridge was a member of the Rochford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Great Stambridge 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

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Great Stambridge was a member of the Rochford Poor Law Union