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St. Lawrence

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"LAWRENCE (ST.), a parish in the hundred of DENGIE, county of ESSEX, 3 miles (S. W. by W.) from Bradwell near the Sea, containing 229 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £18. 6. 8., and in the patronage of the Crown. The Blackwater river is navigable on the north of this parish." [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

  • St. Lawrence was a member of the Dengie Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which St. Lawrence 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 TL965038 (Lat/Lon: 51.698536, 0.84205), St. Lawrence which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • St. Lawrence was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union