Place:Nevendon, Essex, England

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NameNevendon
Alt namesNewendonsource: Family History Library Catalog
Nezendenasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 103
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.594°N 0.523°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoBillericay Rural, Essex, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1934
Billericay, Essex, Englandurban district to which it was transferred in 1934
Basildon (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Nevendon from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"NEVENDON, or Newendon, a parish in Billericay [registration] district, Essex; 2½ miles N by W of Pitsea [railway] station, and 4½ S E of Billericay. Post-town, Battle-Bridge, under Chelmsford. Acres: 991. Real property: £1,380. Population: 205. Houses: 39. The property is divided among a few. The manor appears on record so early as the time of Edward the Confessor. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value: £230. Patrons: the Representatives of the late S. Kevall, Esq. The church comprises nave and chancel, and was recently in disrepair."


Nevendon (#16 on the map) was part of Billericay Rural District from 1894 until 1934 when the rural district was abolished. The parish was then transferred to Billericay Urban District which was renamed Basildon Urban District in 1955. In 1974 Basildon Urban District was abolished and, in the nationwide municipal reorganization of the that year, the area became Basildon District. Basildon District was given the right to be called a "borough" in 2010.

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