History of South Hanningfield

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

White's Directory of Essex 1848

HANNINGFIELD, (SOUTH) a small scattered village and parish, 7 miles South East by South of Chelmsford, and North East of Billericay, contains 226 souls, and 1,656 acres of land, partly a light clay, and including 98A. of wood, and 23A. of waste.

Lord Petre is lord of the manor; but Sir W.B. Proctor, the Executors of the late Sir N. C. Tindal, Sir J.T Tyrell, and some smaller owners, have estates here.

The Church (St. Peter,) is a small ancient structure, with a tiled roof, and a wooden belfry. It has undergone many repairs, but one of its original Norman windows still remains.

The Rectory, valued in K.B. at £10, is consolidated with that of West Hanningfield. The glebe here is 20A.2P. and the tithes were commuted in 1844 for £367 per annum.

The poor have the interest of £50, left by Elicia King, in 1813, and of £100, left by Susan Langley, in 1839. The latter is subject to the repairs of the donors tomb.

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South Hanningfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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South Hanningfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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