History of Nevendon

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St Peter's Church, Nevendon.
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History of Nevendon >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848

NEVENDON, or Newendon, is a small parish and straggling village, in a pleasant valley, 4½ miles South East by East of Billericay, containing 216 souls; and 974 acres of land.

Before the Conquest, it was held by three proprietors, and it afterwards passed to the Mareschall, Fitz-Lewis, Berdeford, Blackmore, Bavin, and Eachus families. It is in two manors, called Nevendon, or Bromfords Hall and Frerne, or Fryerne, and belongs to various owners.

The Church (St. Peter,) is a small ancient structure; and the rectory, valued in K.B. at £11.13s.4d., and in 1831 at £225, is in the patronage of the Rev. V. Edwards, and incumbency of the Rev. L.T. Edwards, M.A., who has a good residence.

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Nevendon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Nevendon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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