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Twinstead

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"TWINSTEAD, a parish in the hundred of HINCKFORD, county of ESSEX, 5½ miles (N. E. by N.) from Halstead, containing 202 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, hi the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £,&, and in the patronage of the Crown." [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

  • Twinstead was a member of the Hinckford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Twinstead 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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