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Ovington

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"OVINGTON, a parish in the hundred of HINCKFORD, county of ESSEX, 2¼ miles (S. by W.) from Clare, containing 149 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, consolidated with that of Tilbury, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £7, and in the patronage of John Fisher, Esq. A small charity school is supported by annual donations." [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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Historical Geography

  • Ovington was a member of the Hinckford Hundred

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