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"KELVEDON, a parish in the hundred of WITHAM, county of ESSEX, 12¾ miles (N. E.) from Chelmsford, containing 1328 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £9 4. 2., and in the patronage of the Bishop of London. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The Independents have a place of worship here. The village, situated on the line of the main road through Essex, is neat and well built, and contains several highly respectable dwelling-houses: the Blackwater river runs on the eastern and southern sides of it. There is a small endowment for the instruction of children, with a school-house for the master." [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

  • Kelvedon was a member of the Witham Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Kelvedon was a member of the Braintree Poor Law Union