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Stanford Rivers

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"STANFORD-RIVERS, a parish in the hundred of ONGAR, county of ESSEX, 2 miles (S. W. by W.) from Chipping-Ongar, containing 792 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £26. 13. 4., and in the patronage of the King, as Duke of Lancaster. The church is dedicated to St. Margaret. There is a place of worship for Independents. A workhouse for eleven contiguous parishes is now being erected." [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

  • Stanford Rivers was a member of the Onger Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Stanford Rivers 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 TL525013 (Lat/Lon: 51.689747, 0.204838), Stanford Rivers which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Stanford Rivers was a member of the Onger Poor Law Union