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High Roding

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High Roding, is 33 miles from London, in Dunmow union and hundred. Rochester diocese, Essex archdeaconry, Roding deanery, was given by Leofwin, in the reign of King Edward the Confessor, to a Monastery in the Isle of Ely. Population in 1861 was 469 Acres 1,803".

"ROOTHING (HIGH), a parish in the hundred of DUNMOW, county of ESSEX, 4½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Great Dunmow, containing 388 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 Lord Rodney. The church is dedicated to All Saints." [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

  • High Roding was a member of the Dunmow Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • High Roding was a member of the Dunmow Poor Law Union