Mayland, a parish in Essex, midway between the rivers Blackwater and Crouch, 8¼ miles SE of Maldon, 4 NW from Burnham,and 2 W from Southminster station on the G.E.R. Post town, Maldon; money order and telegraph office, Southminster. Acreage, 1877; population of the civil parish, 203; of the ecclesiastical, 212. The manor belongs to St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £126. Patron, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. The church was rebuilt in 1867, and is a building of Kentish ragstone in the Early English style. Bishop Gauden, the author or editor of part of " Eikou Basilike," was a native.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Mayland St. Barnabas|
|Poor Law union||Maldon|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Mayland from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Mayland (St. Barnabas))
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 Mayland 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: