Bobbingworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.
Alternative names: Bobinger, Bovinger, Boringer, Buringer
Parish church: St Germain
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1558
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1800
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BOBBINGWORTH, a parish and a subdistrict in Ongar district, Essex. The parish bears also the name of Boringer; and lies 2 ½ miles NW of Ongar r. station, and 5 ½ SE of Harlow. Post Town, Ongar. Acres, 1,628. Real property, £2,474. Pop., 334. Houses, 67. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £393. Patrons, J. A. Houblon and Cure, Esqs. The church is good. The subdistrict contains fifteen parishes. Acres, 47,465. Pop., 5,465. Houses, 1,145.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
BOBBINGWORTH (St. German), a parish, in the union and hundred of Ongar, S. division of Essex, 2½ miles (N. W.) from Ongar; containing 357 inhabitants. This parish, which comprises 1400 acres, is of very uneven surface, rising into hills of moderate elevation, and commanding in some parts pleasing and in others highly enriched scenery; the village is built round a pleasant green, and has a cheerful aspect. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £13. 6. 8., and in the patronage of Capel Cure, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £446. 5., and there are 35 acres of glebe. The church, which is at some distance from the village, appears to have been erected at different periods; the chancel is the most ancient part, and has a handsome east window of the decorated English style.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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Poorhouses & Poor Law
- County: Essex
- Civil Registration District: Ongar
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
- Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
- Rural Deanery: Ongar
- Poor Law Union: Ongar
- Hundred: Ongar
- Province: Canterbury