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Marks Tey

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"TEY (MARKS), a parish in the Witham division of the hundred of LEXDEN, county of ESSEX, 4 miles (E. by N.) from Great Coggeshall, containing 351 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage not in charge, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, and in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Balliol College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to All Saints." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]



Andrew Clark ,“Essex and Balliol College”, Essex Review, January 1912, vol XXI, pp 9-15 includes biographical details of the Rectors of Tendring 1720-1908, Marks Tey 1722-1884, All Saints 1751-1851, St Leonards 1761-1870, and Holy Trinity 1766-1839.



  • 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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  • Marks Tey was a member of the Lexden Hundred

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