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Ingrave, Essex

Historical Description

Ingrave, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands near Thorndon Park, 2½ miles from Brentwood station on the G.E.R., and is a pleasant place. There is a post office under Brentwood; money order office, Heron Gate; telegraph office, Brentwood. The parish comprises 1822 acres; population, 551. The manor belongs to Lord Petre. The legal title of the parish is West Horndon-cum-Ingrave; the two parishes were ecclesiastically consolidated into one rectory, with one church and one rectory house, in 1712. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of West Horndon, in the diocese of St Albans. The church was built in 1734, is a red brick structure, with a tower, and has some ancient brasses.

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 parishIngrave St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionBillericay 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Postal districtCM13
Post TownBrentwood