Place:Hockley, Essex, England

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NameHockley
Alt namesHacheleiasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 102
Hocheleiasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 102
TypeTown
Coordinates51.583°N 0.65°E
Located inEssex, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Hockley is a large village and civil parish in Essex, England located between Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea. More specifically it lies between Rayleigh and Rochford. It came to prominence during the coming of the railway in the 1890s and at the 2001 census had a population of 13,616 people, many of whom commute to London. The parish of Hockley itself has a population of 8,909 (2001 census), while the urban area runs into the neighbouring parish of Hawkwell. Hockley railway station serves the village.

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