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West Horndon

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"HORNDON (WEST), a parish in the hundred of BARSTABLE, county of ESSEX, 3½ miles (S. S. E.) from Brentwood, containing 45 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, united to that of Ingrave, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £14. 13. 4. Thomas Newman, Esq. was patron in 1797. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas." [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 & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • West Horndon was a member of the Barstable Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • West Horndon was a member of the Billericay Poor Law Union