Aythorpe Roding is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names: Aytrop Rooding, Aythorp Rooding, Aythorpe Rooding, Aythorp Roothing, Atrop Roothing

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • White Roding
  • Leaden Roding
  • High Roding
  • High Easter

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ROOTHING-AYTHORP, a parish in Dunmow district, Essex; on the river Roding, 5 miles SW by S of Great Dunmow, and 6 E of Sawbridgeworth r. station. Post-town, Dunmow, under Chelmsford. Acres, 1,394. Real property, £2,038. Pop., 269. Houses, 56. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £380. Patron, the Rev. H. Ludgater. The church is good, and has a spire.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

ROOTHING, AYTHORPE (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Dunmow, N. division of Essex, 5½ miles (S. W. by S.) from the town of Dunmow; containing 285 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £12; present net income, £279; patron, J. Hubbard, Esq.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848


County: Essex
Civil Registration District: Dunmow
Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – Dunmow, Post-1844 – Roding
Poor Law Union: Dunmow
Hundred: Dunmow
Province: Canterbury

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