Abbess Roding

St Edmund, Abbess Roding

Abbess Roding or Abbess Roothing, 27 miles from London, in Onger hundred and union. Rochester diocese, Essex Archdeaconry, Onger deanery, takes its name from the circumstances of having of old belonged to the Abbess of Barking. Population in 1861 was 220, Acres 1,602
Kelly’s Directory of Essex, 1862

ROOTHING (ABBOT’S), a parish partly in the hundred of DUNMOW, but chiefly in that of ONGAR, county of ESSEX, 5¾ miles (N by E) from Chipping-Ongar, containing, with the hamlet of Barwick, 236 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king’s books at £14 10s, and in the patronage of the Rev. Thomas Dyer. The church is dedicated to St Edmund.
A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831)

Abbess Roding baptisms DP 145-1-1 1560-1682

Abbess Roding burials DP 145-1-1 1560-1682

Abbess Roding marriages DP 145-1-1 1560-1682

Further registers for Abbess Roding are included in the FreeREG database.

  • Abbess Roding is part of the Onger Hundred