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Stambourne

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"STAMBORNE, a parish in the hundred of HINCKFORD, county of ESSEX, 5¼ miles (N. W. by W.) from Castle-Hedingham, containing 432 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, 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 £15, and in the patronage of the King, as Duke of Lancaster. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. There is a place of worship for Independents. A school is supported by annual subscription. Seal and Arms." [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

  • Stambourne was a member of the Hinckford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Stambourne 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

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Stambourne was a member of the Halstead Poor Law Union