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"LATTON, a parish in the hundred of HARLOW, county of ESSEX, 1½ mile (W. S. W.) from Harlow, containing 378 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of Essex and Herts, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop of London, rated in the king's books at £7. M. Burgoyne, Esq. was patron in 1820. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Here was a priory of Black canons, founded in the fourteenth century, and dedicated to St. John the Baptist: some remains of the conventual buildings have been converted into a barn; they contain specimens in the decorated style." [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

  • Latton was a member of the Harlow Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Latton was a member of the Epping Poor Law Union