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Little Johns (Margaretting)

Locality
Coordinates 51.699, 0.4355
Adm. div. Essex
Vicinity East side of A414 (Three Mile Hill); c. 1 km NE of Margaretting
Type Area
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct?
First Record 1837
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Little Johns, Margaretting.
Little Johns, Margaretting (red outline) / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-02-21. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-09-22.

The 1837 tithe award for Margaretting lists 'Little Johns' as the name of a close on the east side of the A414 (Three Mile Hill), c. 1 km NE of Margaretting. Its owner/occupier is listed as George Straight, its state of cultivation as 'Ara[ble].', its area as 1 acre, 3 roods and 14 perches (7436.1 m2).[1]

Gazetteers

MS sources

  • Tithe award for Margaretting, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 222, Image 17 (subscription required)
  • Accompanying map, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 222, Sub-Image 001 (subscription required).

Printed sources

Maps

Little Johns not labelled.

Background

Also see

Notes

  1. Tithe award for Margaretting, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 222, Image 17 (subscription required); Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 222, Sub-Image 001; map (subscription required). Waller, William Chapman, compil. 'Essex Field Names: Part VIII.—The Hundred of Chelmsford', Transactions of the Essex Archæological Society, New Series, vol. IX (1903), pp. 156-179; see pp. 157, 170.


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