History of Childerditch

All Saints and St Faith's Church - exterior
All Saints and St Faith's Church, Childerditch
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History of Childerditch >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848

CHILDERDITCH is a small parish of scattered houses, 3 miles South South East of Brentwood, containing 247 souls, and 1570 acres of land, mostly belonging to Lord Petre, the lord of the manors of Childerditch Hall and Tillingham Hall, the latter of which extends into South Weald parish.

The Church {All Saints and St. Faith,} is a small brick building. on an eminence, with a wooden belfry and shingled spire.

The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in K.B. at £8, and in 1831 at £162. Lord Petre is patron, and owner of the great tithes, and the Rev. J.H. Lewis, M.A., is the incumbent, and has a good residence, 17A. of glebe, and about £170 a year in lieu small tithes.

Here is a National School, built in 1844.

J. B. Mann, R.W. Champion, and several smaller owners, have estates in the parish.

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Childerditch (marked as Childerton) - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Childerditch - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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