History of Little Laver

St. Mary the Virgin's Church - exterior
St. Mary the Virgin's Church, Little Laver
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History of Little Laver >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848

LAVER (LITTLE) it a small parish and scattered village, 5 miles East of Harlow. It has only 128 souls, and 886 acres of land.

John Maryon Wilson, Esq., is lord of the manor called Little Laver and Enville, but a great part of the soil belongs to C.P. Meyer, Esq., and a few smaller freeholders.

The Church (Virgin Mary,) is a small building, with a wooden belfry, rising in the centre.

The rectory, valued in K.B. at £15.10s.6d., and in 1831 at £283, is in the patronage of R. Palmer, Esq., and incumbency of the Rev. Harry Palmer, M.A., who has 90A. of glebe, and a large and handsome Rectory House, which was rebuilt in 1831, at the cost of about £2000. The tithes were commuted in 1847 for £260 per annum.

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Little Laver - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Little Laver - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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