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Lexden

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"LEXDEN, a parish in the liberty of COLCHESTER, county of ESSEX, 1 mile (W.) from Colchester, containing 932 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, 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 £12. - Papillon, Esq. was patron in 1804. The church, dedicated to St. Leonard, has lately received an addition of three hundred and fifty free sittings, the Incorporated Society for the enlargement of churches and chapels having granted £500 towards defraying the expense." [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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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

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