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Little Easton

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"EASTON (LITTLE), a parish in the hundred of DUNMOW, county of ESSEX, 2¼ miles (N. W.)from Great Dunmow, containing 303 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £ 10. Lord Viscount Maynard was patron in 1815. Charles Lord Maynard, in 1761, endowed a school for six boys of this parish, and six of Great Easton, and by his will founded an almshouse for four poor widows." [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 Easton was a member of the Dunmow Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

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