Fingringhoe, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands on the river Roman, near its influx to the Colne, 1 ½ mile W by S of Wivenhoe station on the G.E.R., and 4 SSE of Colchester, and has a post office under Colchester; money order and telegraph office, Rowhedge. The parish comprises 2558 acres of land and 433 of foreshore and water; population of the civil parish, 519; of the ecclesiastical, 661. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; gross value, £150. The church, a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, has some ancient brasses and monuments. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel. South Green is a hamlet 1 mile S of the village.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Fingringhoe St. George|
|Poor Law union||Lexden and Winstree|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
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Online maps of Fingringhoe are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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