Wennington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1715; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WENNINGTON, a parish in Romford district, Essex; on the London and Southend railway, midway between Rainham and Purfleet r. stations, and 7 miles SSE of Romford. It has a post-office under Romford. Acres, 1,570; of which 285 are water. Real property, £3,217. Pop. in 1861, 130. Houses, 26. Fourteen new cottages were built in 1868. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £421. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient.

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

Parish Records


Poll Books


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

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