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Tillingham

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"TILLINGHAM, a parish in the hundred of DENGIE, county of ESSEX, 2¼ miles (S. by W.) from Bradwell near the Sea, containing 946 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's, London, rated in the king's books at £25. 3. 9. The church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, was rebuilt, at the expense of the inhabitants, in 1708. The parish is situated on the shore of the North sea." [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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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Tillingham was a member of the Dengie Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Tillingham 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 TL992039 (Lat/Lon: 51.698483, 0.881124), Tillingham which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Tillingham was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union