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"HEYBRIDGE, a parish in the hundred of THURSTABLE, county of ESSEX, 1 mile (N. N. E.) from Maldon, containing 868 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, rated in the king's books at £10, and in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's, London. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. The Chelmer navigation has much improved the trade of this place, by means of a canal which passes through the parish, and separates it from Northey island, on the Blackwater river; its buildings have likewise considerably increased in number; The bridge was erected by Henry VI, A causeway was constructed between Heybridge and Maldon before the time of Edward II." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]



  • 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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Historical Geography

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Heybridge was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union