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Tollesbury

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"TOLLESBURY, a parish in the hundred of THURSTABLE, county of ESSEX, 8 miles (E. N. E.) from Maidon, containing 958 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £16. 6..3., and in the patronage of Sir W. B. Rush, Knt. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is a place of worship for Independents. The parish is bounded on the south by Blackwater river, and South-Fleet creek is navigable to this place from the North sea." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

Tiptree - a place within this parish

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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

  • Tollesbury was a member of the Thurstable Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Tollesbury 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 TL959106 (Lat/Lon: 51.75981, 0.837202), Tollesbury which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Tollesbury was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union