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Sutton, Essex

Historical Description

Sutton, a parish in Essex, 1 mile SE from Rochford, and 2¼ miles N of Southend stations on the G.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Rochford. Acreage, 700; population, 156. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £188. The church, which was well restored in 1869, is a building of stone in the Early English and Decorated styles, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and a western tower and spire.

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 
Poor Law unionRochford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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