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Peering, Essex

Historical Description

Peering, a village and a parish in Essex, on the river Blackwater and the G.E.R., 1¼ mile NE from Kelvedon station, and 2 miles SE of Ooggeshall, with a post office-under Kelvedon; money order and telegraph office, Kelvedon. Acreage, 3204; population of the civil parish, 747; of the ecclesiastical, 663. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £211 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church is of the Tudor style,-with porch and tower, and has an antique font and a finely-carved pulpit.

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

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