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Tilbury juxta Clare, Essex

Historical Description

Tilbury-juxta-Clare, a parish in the northern part of Essex, 2 miles N by E of Yeldham station on the Colne Valley branch of the G.E.R., and 3½ S by W of Clare. Post town, Halstead; money order and telegraph office. Great Yeldham. Acreage, 1026; population, 163. Tilbury Court is a chief residence. The manor belongs to The Vaizey family. The living is a rectory, annexed with Allbrights to the rectory of Ovington, in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £400 with residence. The church, erected in 1517, is an ancient building of rubble in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and an embattled western tower, and has been restored.

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 unionHalstead 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Postal districtCO9
Post TownHalstead