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"SHOPLAND, a parish in the hundred of ROCHFORD, county of ESSEX, 2 miles (N. E. by E.) from Prittlewell, containing 34 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £9, and endowed with £200 royal bounty. Thomas Mutlow, Esq. was patron in 1803. The church is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene." [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

  • Shopland was a member of the Rochford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Shopland 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 TQ885893 (Lat/Lon: 51.571052, 0.718628), Shopland which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Shopland was a member of the Rochford Poor Law Union