Little Warley, Essex

Historical Description

Warley, Little, a parish, with a village standing on an eminence, in Essex, 3 miles S by E of Brentwood, and 2 from East Horndon station on the London, Tilbury, and Southend railway. Its N part contains Warley Common, and its post town is Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Great Warley. Acreage, 1595; population, 1165. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The manor with most of the land belongs to Lord Headley. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; gross value, £218 with residence. The church is of brick and stone, consisting of chancel, nave, and a western tower.

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 Little Warley St. Peter
Hundred Chafford
Poor Law union Billericay

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