Sheering, Essex

Historical Description

Sheering, a village and a parish in Essex, on the road from Harlow to Hatfield, 1 ¾ mile ESE from Sawbridgeworth station on the G.E.R., and 6 miles SE from Bishops Stortford. There is a post office under Harlow; money order office, Sawbridgeworth; telegraph office, Hatfield Heath. Acreage, 1616; population, 533. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Sheering Hall is the seat of the Glyn family, who are lords of the manor and chief landowners. Quickbury is also a manor house. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £351 with-residence. Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. The church is a building of flint and brick in mixed styles, consisting of chancel, nave, vestry, N porch, and an embattled western tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Cowicks and Durrington are chief residences.

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 Sheering St. Mary
Hundred Harlow
Poor Law union Epping

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