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Robin Hood (Upminster)

Locality
Coordinates 51.547777777778, 0.23611111111111
Adm. div. Essex, now Greater London
Vicinity SE side of Little Gaynes Lane in Hacton, Upminster
Type Area
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct?
First Record 1842
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Robin Hood (Upminster).
Robin Hood (red outline) and its smaller neighbour, Little John's Mead (yellow outline) / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-02-19. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-16.

The 1842 tithe award for Upminster lists 'Robin Hood' as the name of a close on the southeast side of Little Gaynes Lane in Hacton, Upminster. Its owner is listed as Thomas Agar, occupier as Henry Jostin, area as 9 acres, 3 roods and 6 perches (39608.61 m2).[1] Immediately west of Robin Hood was Little John's Mead.

Gazetteers

MS sources

  • Tithe award for Upminster, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 356, Image 006 (requires paid subscription)
  • Accompanying map, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 356, Sub-Image 001 (requires paid subscription).

Printed sources

Maps

'Robin Hood' not labelled.

Background

Also see

Notes

  1. Tithe award for Upminster, online at the Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 356, Image 006 (requires paid subscription); Genealogist.co.uk, Piece 12, Sub-Piece 356, Sub-Image 001; map (requires paid subscription). Waller, William Chapman, compil. 'Essex Field Names: Part II.—The Hundreds of Beacontree, Chafford, and Barstable, with the Liberty of Havering', Transactions of the Essex Archæological Society, New Series, vol. VI (1898), pp. 60-84; see pp. 62, 79.


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