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Asheldham, Essex

Historical Description

Asheldham, a parish in Essex, near the coast, 2 miles NE from Southminster station on the G.E.R., and 11 ESE of Maldon. Acreage, 1310; population, 180. The surface is low and partly marshy. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; gross yearly value, £338. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church is an ancient building of stone and flint, in the Decorated style.

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


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

Ancient CountyEssex 
Ecclesiastical parishAsheldham St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionMaldon 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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