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Little Clacton, Essex

Historical Description

Clacton, Little, a parish in Essex, 3 miles S from Thorpe station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Colchester; money order and telegraph office, Great Clacton. Area of parish, 3009 acres; population, 522. Cooks Green and Honeypot Lane are adjacent hamlets. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; value, £136. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishLittle Clacton St. James 
Poor Law unionTendring 

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Land and Property

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Postal districtCO16
Post TownClacton-On-Sea