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Woodham Walter

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"WOODHAM-WALTER, a parish in the hundred of DENGIE, county of ESSEX, 2½ miles (E. N. E.) from Danbury, containing 454 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £12. 13. 1. and is in the patronage of Rev. L. Way. The church is dedicated, to St. Michael. The Chelmer and Blackwater navigation bounds the parish on the north." [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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Historical Geography

  • Woodham Walter was a member of the Dengie Hundred

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Woodham Walter was a member of the Maldon Poor Law Union