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Wendens Ambo

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"WENDONS-AMBO, a parish in the hundred of UTTLESFORD, county of ESSEX, 2½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Saffron-Walden, containing 336 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, with the rectory of Little Wendon united, in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of Essex and Herts, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop of London, rated jointly in the king's books at £17, and in the patronage of the Marquis of Bristol. The church is dedicated to St. Mary." [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

  • Wendens Ambo was a member of the Uttlesford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Wendens Ambo 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 TL512364 (Lat/Lon: 52.005448, 0.201381), Wendens Ambo which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law