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Willingale Spain

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"WILLINGALE-SPAIN, a parish in the hundred of DUNMOW, county of ESSEX, 4¼ miles (N. E.) from Chipping-Ongar, containing 203 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £7. 13. 4., and in the patronage of the Crown, on the nomination of the Bishop of London. The church is dedicated to All Saints. See WILLINGALE-DOE." [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

  • Willingale Spain was a member of the Dunmow Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

  • Willingale Spain was a member of the Onger Poor Law Union