In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Aythorpe Roding like this:
ROOTHING-AYTHORP, a parish in Dunmow district, Essex; on the river Roding, 5 miles S W by S of Great Dunmow, and 6 E of Sawbridgeworth r. station. Post-town, Dunmow, under Chelmsford. Acres, 1, 394. Real property, £2,038. Pop., 269. Houses, 56. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £380.* Patron, the Rev. H. Ludgater. The church is good, and has a spire.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Aythorpe Roding has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Uttlesford. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Aythorpe Roding and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aythorpe Roding, in Uttlesford and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th May 2013
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