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"MALDON, a borough, port, and market-town, having separate jurisdiction, though locally in the hundred of Dengie, county of ESSEX, 10 miles (E.) from Chelmsford, and 38 (E.N.E.) from London, containing 1398 inhabitants. ..................... The borough comprises the parishes of All Saints, St. Peter, and St. Mary; the two former in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, and the last a royal peculiar, in the jurisdiction of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The living of All Saints is a vicarage, with which that of St. Peter is united, rated in the king's books at £10, and in the patronage of the Rev. C. Matthew.............. The living of St. Peter is a vicarage not in charge, united to that of All Saints. The church has been demolished, the tower only remaining, adjoining to which is the library, erected by Dr. Thomas Plume. The living of St. Mary's is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church, a spacious and very ancient structure,........ There are places of worship for the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyan Methodists. ..............[More]" [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

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Maldon was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union