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Great Tey

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"TEY (GREAT), a parish in the Witham division of the hundred of LEXDEN, county of ESSEX, 4 miles (N. E. by E.) from Great Coggeshall, containing 625 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £7, endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Rector. The rectory is a sinecure, rated at £18, and in the patronage of G. B. Tyndale, Esq. The church, dedicated to St. Barnabas, exhibits in the interior some columns of the Tuscan order, and has a large square tower rising from the centre." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

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Census

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Church History

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Historical Geography

  • Great Tey was a member of the Lexden Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law