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South Fambridge

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South Fambridge Lies to the north of Ashingdon, on the river Crouch; it is in the Rochford hundred, union and county court district, Rochester diocese, Essex archdeaconry, Rochford deanery, 4 miles north of Rochford.
Population in 1861 was 104 and the parish contains 1,170 acres." [Kelly's Directory of Essex, 1862]

"FAMBRIDGE (SOUTH), a parish in the hundred of ROCHFORD, county of ESSEX, 3½ miles (N. N. W. from Rochford, containing 107 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £17 and in the patronage of E. Stephenson, Esq. The church is dedicated to All Saints." [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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Historical Geography

  • South Fambridge was a member of the Rochford Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • South Fambridge was a member of the Rochford Poor Law Union