HIGH STREET BEAUMONT CUM MOZE

Beaumont with Moze is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Essex, created in 1678 from Beaumont Ancient Parish and Moze Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Moze.

Alternative names: Beaumont, Beaumont cum Moze

Parish church: St Leonard

Parish registers begin:

Beaumont with Moze

  • Parish registers: 1548
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1802

Moze

  • Parish registers: 1548
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BEAUMONT-CUM-MOZE, a parish in Tendring district, Essex; near the head of an inlet of the North sea, between the Naze and Harwich, 4½ miles S of Wrabness r. station, and 10 E of Colchester. It has a post office, of the name of Beaumont, under Colchester. Acres, 3,261; of which 215 are water. Real property, £4,349. Pop., 490. Houses, 109. The property is divided among a few. Beaumont Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £652. Patron, Wadham College, Oxford. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BEAUMONT cum MOZE (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union and hundred of Tendring, N. division of Essex, 7¾ miles (S. E. by S.) from Manningtree, and 13 (E.) from Colchester; containing 451 inhabitants. It comprises 3046 acres, whereof 692 are common or waste; and lies near the extremity of an inlet of the North Sea between the Naze and Harwich. The tide comes up to Beaumont wharf, which is connected with a short canal for conveying coal, corn, and manure, to and from London. The living is a rectory, to which that of Moze was united in 1678, valued in the king’s books at £18, and in the gift of the Governors of Guy’s Hospital: the tithes have been commuted for £775, and there are 46 acres of glebe. The church is a plain edifice, having a piscina in the chancel: the church at Moze has been demolished. There is a small place of worship for Wesleyans. Some silver coins were dug up in 1806.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

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Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Tendring
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – Tendring, Post-1846 – Harwich
  • Poor Law Union: Tendring
  • Hundred: Tendring
  • Province: Canterbury

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