Clavering  Essex


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.

Clavering through time

Clavering is now part of Uttlesford district. Click here for graphs and data of how Uttlesford has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Clavering itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Clavering, in Uttlesford and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd June 2021

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