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Bobbingworth or Boringer, Essex

Historical Description

Bobbingworth or Boringer, a parish in Essex, 2½ miles NW of Ongar station on the G.E.R., and 5½ SE of Harlow. It has a post office under Ongar, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1642; population, 313. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; gross value, £381. The church is a small building of brick in the Decorated style. Blake Hall is a chief residence.

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 parishBobbingworth St. German 
Poor Law unionOngar 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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