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Layer-de-la-Haye

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"LAYER-de-la-HAY, a parish in the hundred of WINSTREE, county of ESSEX, 4 miles (S. W. by S.) from Colchester, containing 603 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, endowed with £600 private benefaction, and £600 royal bounty. John Bawtree, Esq. was patron in 1826." [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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Historical Geography

  • Layer-de-la-Haye was a member of the Winstree Hundred

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