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Roxwell

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"ROXWELL, a parish in the hundred of CHELMSFORD, county of ESSEX, 4½ miles (W. N. W.) from Chelmsford, containing 817 inhabitants. The living is a donative, annexed to the perpetual curacy of Writtle, in the jurisdiction of the peculiar court of Writtle with Roxwell. John Blencowe, in 1774, founded a school for teaching poor children of Roxwell and Writtle." [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 and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Roxwell was a member of the Chelmsford Poor Law Union