Wrabness, Essex

Historical Description

Wrabness, a village and a parish in Essex, on the Harwich and Manningtree branch of the G.E.R., on which there is a station, and 6 ½ miles W of Harwich. Post town, Manningtree; money order and telegraph office, Mistley. Acreage, 1112; population, 264. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The name is derived from its situation on a promontory or " ness" in the frith of the Stour. The manor belongs to the Garland family. Wrabness Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £285 with residence. The church was renovated and repaired in 1893.

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

Administration

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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Wrabness All Saints
Hundred Tendring
Poor Law union Tendring

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