In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Clavering like this:
CLAVERING, a parish and a hundred in Essex. The parish is in Saffron-Walden district; lies on the west border of the county, 3½ miles SW of Newport r. station, and 6½ SW by S of Saffron-Walden; and has a post office under Bishops-Stortford. Acres, 3, 798. Real property, £6, 464. ...
Pop., 1, 0 47. Houses, 243. The property is much subdivided. The manor belonged at Domesday to Suene; went to the Fitz-Rogers or Claverings, who had a castle on it; and passed, through the Nevilles and others, to the Barringtons. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Langley, in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £491.* Patron, Christ's Hospital. The church has an effigies of a knight, a brass of the Welbores, and monuments of the Barlees; and was recently repaired. There are an Independent chapel, a Primitive Methodist chapel, and charities £19. The hundred contains six parishes and parts of two others. Acres, 13, 676. Pop., 4, 954. Houses, 1, 058.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Clavering, in Uttlesford and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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