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Little John Meadow (Rivenhall)

Locality
Coordinates 51.821111111111, 0.66111111111111
Adm. div. Essex
Vicinity East of Oak Road, north of railroad tracks
Type Area
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct?
First Record 1838
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Little John Meadow, Rivenhall.
Little John's Meadow, Rivenhall (red outline), / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-02-20. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-09-22.

The 1838 tithe award for Rivenhall lists 'Little John Meadow' as the name of a close east of Oak Road and north of the railroad tracks in Rivenhall. Its owner/occupier is listed as George Clapham, Esq., its state of cultivation as 'Pasture', its area as 7 acres, 1 rood and 33 perches (30174.37 m2).[1]

Gazetteers

MS sources

  • Tithe award for Rivenhall, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 280, Image 010 (subscription required)
  • Accompanying map, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 280, Sub-Image 001 (subscription required).

Printed sources

Maps

Little John Meadow not labelled.

Background

Also see

Notes

  1. Tithe award for Rivenhall, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 280, Image 010 (subscription required); Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 280, Sub-Image 001; map (subscription required). Waller, William Chapman, compil. 'Essex Field Names: Part VIII.—The Hundreds of Dunmow and Witham', Transactions of the Essex Archæological Society, New Series, vol. IX (1903), pp. 68-100; see pp. 69, 84.


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