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"MAYLAND, a parish in the hundred of DENGIE, county of ESSEX, 4¼ miles (N. W. by N.) from Burnharn, containing 218 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of Essex and Herts, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop of London, rated in the king's books at £13. 6. 8., endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Governors of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London. The church is dedicated to St. Barnabas. Dr. John Gauden, successively Bishop of Exeter and Worcester, supposed by some the author of "Eikon Basilike," was born here in 1605; he died in 1662." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

Maylandsea - a place within this parish



  • 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

  • Mayland was a member of the Dengie Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Mayland was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union