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Magdalen Laver

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"LAVER-MAGDALEN, a parish in the hundred of ONGAR, county of ESSEX, 5¼ miles (N. W. by N.) from Chipping-Ongar, containing 236 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £16.12.1. The Rev. J. W. Burford, D.D. was patron in 1794. The church is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene." [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

  • Magdalen Laver was a member of the Onger Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Magdalen Laver was a member of the Epping Poor Law Union