Berners Roding, Essex

Historical Description

Berners Roding, a parish in Essex, situated on the river Roding, about 7 miles NE from Ongar station on the G.E.R. Post town, Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Ongar. Acreage, 1262; population, 89. The living is a donative vicarage in the diocese of St. Albans; gross yearly value, £70. The church is a small building of nibble in the Perpendicular style. This village is said to have been the birthplace of Dame Juliana Bemers, Prioress of Sopewell Nunnery, who is celebrated for her treatises on the sports of hawking, hunting, and fishing.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

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Ancient County Essex
Hundred Dunmow
Poor Law union Ongar

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