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Harwich

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"HARWICH, a sea-port and borough and market-town, having separate jurisdiction, locally in the hundred of Tendring, county of ESSEX, 42 miles (N. E. by E.) from Chelmsford, and 72 (N. E. by E.) from London, containing 4010 inhabitants. . . The borough comprises the parishes of Dover-court and St. Nicholas, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London. The living of Dover-court is a vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of St. Nicholas, rated in the king's books at £5. 0. 10., . . . The church of St. Nicholas was rebuilt in 1820, at an expense of £18,000: . . . There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyan Methodists. A school-room, with an adjoining house for the master, was built in 1724, . . . Two almshouses for aged widows were built by the corporation in 1785. . . [More]" [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

Places within this parish - DovercourtHarwich St Nicholas

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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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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Harwich 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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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Harwich was a member of the Tendring Poor Law Union
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