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Weeley

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"WEELEY, a parish in the hundred of TENDRING, county of ESSEX, 9½ miles (S. S. E.) from Manningtree, containing 668 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £12, and in the patronage of the Bishop of London. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, has an embattled tower built of remarkably large bricks. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. Extensive barracks were formerly kept up here." [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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Historical Geography

  • Weeley was a member of the Tendring Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Weeley was a member of the Tendring Poor Law Union