Hazeleigh, or Haseley (St. Nicholas)

HAZELEIGH, or Haseley (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Maldon, hundred of Dengie, S. division of Essex, 2¾ miles (S. S. W.) from Maldon; containing 131 inhabitants. The parish comprises by computation 900 acres, of which 700 are arable, 130 pasture, and 70 woodland and plantations. Haseley Hall, the ancient manor-house, is situated near the church. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4. 13. 4., and in the patronage of H. S. Blake and B. Kerr, Esqrs.; net income, £258. The church is of timber frame-work and plaster.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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