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Holland-on-Sea (Little)

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"HOLLAND (LITTLE), a parish in the hundred of TENDRING, county of ESSEX, 16 miles (S. E. by_E.) from Colchester, containing 73 inhabitants. The living, a donative in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of Essex and Herts, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop of London, is united to the vicarage of Great Clacton, to the church at which place the parishioners resort, that at Little Holland having been demolished. The parish has the North sea on the southeast, where there are a battery and a signal station. Holland creek marks the boundary between Great and Little Holland, and is crossed by a bridge." [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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Historical Geography

  • Little Holland was a member of the Tendring Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

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