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

Alternative names:

  • White Rooding
  • Morrell Rooding
  • Morell Rooding
  • White Roothing
  • White Roding
  • Morrell Roothing
  • White Roothing and Morrell
  • Morell Roding

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1547
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ROOTHING (White), a village and a parish in Dunmow district, Essex. The village stands 1½ mile W of the river Roding, and 5 E by S of Sawbridgeworth r.station; and has a post-office under Chelmsford. The parish contains also the hamlet of Roothing-Morrell, and comprises 2, 520 acres. Real property, £3, 233. Pop., 466. Houses, 101. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £490. Patron, J. M. Wilson, Esq. The church is good, and has a tower and spire. Charities, £6.

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: Dunmow
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (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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