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Mayland (St. Barnabas)

MAYLAND (St. Barnabas), a parish, in the union of Maldon, hundred of Dengie, S. division of Essex, 8½ miles (S. E.) from Maldon; containing 200 inhabitants, and comprising 2030a. 2r. 22p. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £13. 6. 8.; patrons and impropriators, the Governors of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London: the great tithes have been commuted for £410, and the vicarial for £142. Dr. John Gauden, successively Bishop of Exeter and of Worcester, and supposed by some to have been the author of Eikon Basilike, was born here in 1605.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.