Abbess Roding, Essex

Historical Description

Abbotts Roding or Abbess Roding, or Roothing, a village and a parish in Essex, on the river Roding, 6 miles N from Ongar station on the G.E.B. It has a post office under Ongar; money order office, White Roding; telegraph office, Matching Green. Acreage, 1618; population, 240. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value £323. Tins parish forms one of a group of agricultural parishes which are collectively styled the Rodings or Roothings.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Abbess Roothing St. Edmund
Hundred Dunmow
Poor Law union Ongar

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