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Little Clacton

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“CLACTON (LITTLE), a parish in the hundred of TENDRING, county of ESSEX, 12 ½ miles (E. S. E.) from Colchester, containing 494 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £6. 13. 4., and in the patronage of F. Nassau, Esq. A fair for toys is held on the 25th of July.” [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

  • Little Clacton was a member of the Tendring Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Little Clacton was a member of the Tendring Poor Law Union