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Netteswell

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"NETSWELL, or NETTESWELL, a parish in the hundred of HARLOW, county of ESSEX, 2¼ miles (S. W.) from Harlow, containing 306 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, 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. The King, by reason of lunacy, presented in 1821. William Martin, in 1710, left certain bank stock, producing about £40 per annum, for erecting and endowing a school for ten boys and ten girls." [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 & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Netteswell was a member of the Harlow Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Netteswell was a member of the Epping Poor Law Union