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Great Yeldham

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"YELDHAM (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of HINCKFORD, county of ESSEX, 3 miles (N. W. by N.) from Castle-Hedingham, containing 552 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £20, and in the patronage of Sir W. B. Rush, Knt. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew." [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 Yeldham was a member of the Hinckford Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Great Yeldham was a member of the Halstead Poor Law Union