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Pitsea

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"PITSEA, a parish in the hundred of BARSTABLE, county of ESSEX, 4½ miles (W. S. W.) from Rayleigh, containing 289 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in. the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the. king's books at £16. 13. 4., and in the patronage of Mrs. Heathcote and others. The church is dedicated to St. Michael." [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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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Pitsea was a member of the Barstable Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Pitsea has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TQ735885 (Lat/Lon: 51.568678, 0.502017), Pitsea which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Pitsea was a member of the Billericay Poor Law Union