"NAZEING, a parish in the hundred of WALTHAM,
county of ESSEX, 5¼ miles (N. W.) from Epping, containing
744 inhabitants. The living is a discharged
vicarage, in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of
London, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the
Bishop of London, rated in the king's books at
£14. 5. 5., endowed with £200 private benefaction, and
£200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Crown.
The church is dedicated to All Saints. At the eastern
extremity of the parish are vestiges of an ancient fortification,
supposed to be British, called Ambersbank.
The learned Dr. Joseph Hall, Bishop of Norwich, was
at one time vicar of this parish; as was subsequently
Dr. Thomas Fuller, the church historian." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]