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Widdington

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"WIDDINGTON, a parish in the hundred of UTTLESFORD, county of ESSEX, 5 miles (W. by N.) from Thaxted, containing 367 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of Essex and Herts, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop of London, rated in the king's books at £25, and in the patronage of Lady Vincent. 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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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Widdington was a member of the Uttlesford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Widdington 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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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.