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Little Waltham

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"WALTHAM (LITTLE), a parish in the hundred of CHELMSFORD, county of ESSEX, 4¼ miles (N. by E.) from Chelmsford, containing 620 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in. the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £11.10., and in the patronage of T. L. Hodges, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Martin. There is a place of worship for Independents. A school is supported by annual subscriptions, amounting to about £20. The village is situated on the river Chelmer, and on the high road from Chelmsford to Bury and Norwich." [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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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Little Waltham was a member of the Chelmsford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Little Waltham 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

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL712142 (Lat/Lon: 51.800238, 0.481459), Little Waltham which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Little Waltham was a member of the Chelmsford Poor Law Union