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Shellow Bowells

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"SHELLOW-BOWELS, a parish in the hundred of DUNMOW, county of ESSEX, 6¼ miles (N. E.) from Chipping-Ongar, containing 114 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, consolidated with that of Willingale-Doe, 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 £7. 13. 4. The church is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul." [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

  • Shellow Bowells was a member of the Dunmow Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Shellow Bowells was a member of the Onger Poor Law Union