Holland, Little

HOLLAND, LITTLE, a parish in the union and hundred of Tendring, N. division of Essex, 16 miles (S. E. by E.) from Colchester; containing 75 inhabitants. This parish, which is about four miles in circumference, is bounded on the south-east by the sea, and separated from Great Holland by Holland creek, over which is a bridge; the soil is generally light and fertile, producing fair average crops. The living is a donative, united to the vicarage of Great Clacton, to the church at which place the parishioners resort, that at Little Holland having been demolished. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £164; and the vicarial for £57. 10., with a glebe of one acre and a quarter.

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

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