History of Little Stambridge

History of Little Stambridge >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848

STAMBRIDGE (LITTLE) is a small village and parish, 1½ mile North North East of Rochford, containing only 126 souls and 780 acres of land and having a large brewery.

James Tabor, Esq., is lord of the manor, which was anciently appropriated to the monks of Holy Trinity, in Canterbury, and was afterwards held by the Fitzgilbert, Fitzjohn, Tibetot, Wentworth, Wellesley. and other families.

The Church is a small a antique fabric, with a nave and chancel of one pace, and the arms of Bohun in the belfry window.

The rectory, valued in K.B. at £12, and in 1831 at £183, is in the patronage of the Lord Chancellor, and incumbency of the Rev. Nathaniel Meeres, B.D.

Opposite the Old Ship Inn, in Rochford, are three cottages belonging to the poor of this parish, end now let for £11.l2s., which is carried to the poor rates.

Back to History of Little Stambridge

my ancestors logo

My Ancestors.

Are your ancestors from Little Stambridge? Why not tell us their story: My Little Stambridge Ancestors.

Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers

newspaper
Essex Standard Newspaper

Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.

Try our example search to help you discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.

Help me find my ancestors

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

map
Little Stambridge - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0

Looking for an unusual Christmas Present?

Why not buy a DNA kit for a family member?

Let them discover the story of their ancestors.

The kit is delivered to their door. Only £71 on Ancestry

Learn more at Ancestry DNA.

Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?

Southminster

Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.