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Little Canfield

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“CANFIELD (LITTLE), a parish in the hundred of DUNMOW, county of ESSEX, 2 miles (w. by S.) from Great Dunmow, containing 249 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £12. 0. 7., and in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge.” [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 and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Little Canfield was a member of the Dunmow Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Little Canfield has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Little Canfield was a member of the Dunmow Poor Law Union