The Essex Hundreds


Hundreds of Essex
Hundreds Modern

It can be seen from the maps above that the Administrativeshape of Essex has changed substantially in the past 200 years.

This LINK will take you to a schedule of the parishes in Essex at the time of the Domesday Book 1066.

This LINK will take you to the 19 Hundreds plus the Liberty of Havering and the Ancient Boroughs of Colchester (Lexden Hundred), Harwich Tendring Hundred , and Maldon (Dengie).

An alternative view is shown below showing the composition of the Essex Hundreds circa 1800

Hundred

Area (acres)

Parishes

Barstable

71373

Basildon,Bowers Gifford,Bulphan,Chadwell,Corringham,Doddinghurst,Downham,Dunton,East Horndon,East Tilbury,Fobbing,Great Burstead,Horndon-on-the-Hill,Hutton,Ingrave,Laindon,Langdon Hills,Lee Chapel,Little Burstead,Little Thurrock,Mucking,Nevendon,North Benfleet,Orsett,Pitsea,Ramsden Bellhouse,Ramsden Crays,Shenfield,South Benfleet,Stanford-le-Hope,Thundersley,Vange,West Horndon,West Tilbury,Wickford

Becontree

37705

Barking,Dagenham,East Ham,Ilford,Leyton,Little Ilford,Walthamstow,Wanstead,West Ham

Chafford

34703

Aveley,Brentwood,Childerditch,Cranham,Grays Thurrock,Great Warley,Little Warley,North Ockendon,Rainham,South Ockendon,South Weald,Stifford,Upminster,Wennington,West Thurrock

Chelmsford

85536

Great Baddow,Little Baddow,Blackmore,Boreham,Broomfield,Buttsbury,Chelmsford,Chignal St James,Chignal Smealy,Danbury,Fryerning,East Hanningfield,West Hanningfield,South Hanningfield,Ingatestone,Great Leighs,Little Leighs,Margaretting,Mountnessing,Rettendon,Roxwell,Runwell,Sandon,Springfield,Stock,Great Waltham,Little Waltham,Widford,Woodham Ferrers(Ferris),Writtle

Clavering

19987

Berden,Clavering,Farnham,Langley,Manuden,Ugley

Dengie

58542

Althorne,Asheldham,Bradwell-on-Sea,Burnham,Cold Norton,Creeksea,Dengie,Hazeleigh,Latchingdon,St Lawrence,Mayland,Mundon,North Fambridge,Purleigh,Southminster,Steeple,Stow Maries,Tillingham,Woodham Mortimer,Woodham Walter

Dunmow

52171

Barnston,Broxted,Great Canfield,Little Canfield,Chickney,Great Dunmow,Little Dunmow,Good Easter,High Easter,Great Easton,Little Easton,Lindsell,Mashbury,Pleshey,Aythorpe Roding,Berners Roding,High Roding,Leaden Roding,Margaret Roding,White Roding,Shellow Bowels,Thaxted,Tilty,Willingale Doe,Willingale Spain

Freshwell

28728

Ashdon,Great Bardfield,Little Bardfield,Bardfield Saling,Helions Bumpstead,Hadstock,Hempstead,Radwinter,Great Sampford,Little Sampford

Harlow

30193

Great Hallingbury,Little Hallingbury,Harlow,Hatfield Broad Oak,Latton,Matching,Netteswell,Great Parndon,Little Parndon,Sheering

Havering(liberty)

12550

Havering-atte-Bower,Hornchurch,Romford

Hinckford

110566

Alphamstone,Ashen,Belchamp Otten,Belchamp St Paul,Belchamp Walter,Birdbrook,Bocking,Borley,Braintree,Bulmer,Steeple Bumpstead,Bures,Felsted,Finchingfield,Foxearth,Gestingthorpe,Gosfield,Halstead,Great Henny,Little Henny,Haverhill,Castle Hedingham,Sible Hedingham,Lamarsh,Liston,Great Maplestead,Little Maplestead,Middleton,Ovington,Panfield,Pebmarsh,Pentlow,Rayne,Ridgewell,Great Saling,Shalford,Stambourne,Stebbing,Stisted,Sturmer,Tilbury,Toppesfield,Twinstead,Wethersfield,Wickham St Paul,Great Yeldham,Little Yeldham

Lexden

62476

West Bergholt,Great Birch,Boxted,Dedham,East Donyland,Easthorpe,Fordham,Great Horkesley,Little Horkesley,Langham,Mount Bures,Stanway,Wivenhoe,Wormingford,Aldham,Chappel, GreatCoggeshall,Earls Colne,Colne Engaine,Wakes Colne,White Colne,Copford,Feering,Inworth,Markshall,Messing,Pattiswick,Great Tey,Little Tey,Marks Tey

Ongar

56994

Abbess Roding,Beauchamp Roding,Berners Roding,Bobbingworth,Chigwell,Chipping Ongar,Fyfield,Greensted,High Laver,High Ongar,Kelvedon Hatch,Lambourne,Little Laver,Loughton,Magdalen Laver,Moreton,Navestock,North Weald Bassett,Norton Mandeville,Shelley,Stanford Rivers,Stapleford Abbotts,Stapleford Tawney,Stondon Massey,Theydon Bois,Theydon Garnon,Theydon Mount

Rochford

58639

Ashingdon,Barling,Canewdon,Eastwood,South Fambridge,Foulness,Hadleigh,Havengore Marsh,Hawkwell,Hockley,Leigh,Paglesham,Prittlewell,Rawreth,Rayleigh,Rochford,Shopland,North Shoebury,South Shoebury,Southchurch,Great Stambridge,Little Stambridge,Sutton,Great Wakering,Little Wakering

Tendring

83011

Alresford,Ardleigh,Beaumont-cum-Moze,Great Bentley,Little Bentley,Bradfield,Brightlingsea,Great Bromley,Little Bromley,Great Clacton,Little Clacton,Elmstead,Frating,Frinton,Great Holland,Little Holland,Kirby,Lawford,Manningtree,Mistley,Great Oakley,Little Oakley,St Osyth,Ramsey,Tendring,Thorpe-le-Soken,Thorrington,Walton-le-Soken,Weeley,Wix,Wrabness

Thurstable

24776

Goldhanger,Heybridge,Langford,Tollesbury,Tolleshunt D'Arcy,Tolleshunt Knights,Tolleshunt Major,Great Totham,Little Totham,Wickham Bishops

Uttlesford

48781

Arkesden,Birchanger,Great Chesterford,Little Chesterford,Great Chishill,Little Chishill,Chrishall,Debden,Elmdon,Elsenham,Heydon,Henham,Littlebury,Newport,Quendon,Rickling,Stansted Mountfitchet,Strethall,Takeley,Wenden Lofts,Wendens Ambo,Wicken Bonhunt,Widdington,Wimbish

Waltham

23098

Chingford,Epping,Nazeing,Waltham Abbey

Winstree

23685

Abberton,Fingringhoe,Langenhoe,Layer Breton,Layer de la Haye,Layer Marney,East Mersea,West Mersea,Peldon,Salcott,Virley,Great Wigborough,Little Wigborough

Witham

36684

Bradwell,Great Braxted,Little Braxted,Cressing,Fairstead,Faulkbourne,Little Coggeshall,Hatfield Peverel,Kelvedon,Black Notley,White Notley,Rivenhall,Terling,Ulting,Witham

Andrew Dudley-Smith 2019