Berners Roding, Essex
Berners Roding, a parish in Essex, situated on the river Roding, about 7 miles NE from Ongar station on the G.E.R. Post town, Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Ongar. Acreage, 1262; population, 89. The living is a donative vicarage in the diocese of St. Albans; gross yearly value, £70. The church is a small building of rubble in the Perpendicular style. This village is said to have been the birth-place of Dame Juliana Berners, Prioress of Sopewell Nunnery, who is celebrated for her treatises on the sports of hawking, hunting, and fishing.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Ongar|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Berners Roding from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Roothing, Berners)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Essex is available to browse.
The Essex pages from the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 is online.
Online maps of Berners Roding are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Essex online: