South Weald

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South Weald is a mainly farmland and park settlement in the Borough of Brentwood in Essex, England. The civil parish of South Weald was absorbed by Brentwood Urban District in 1934.[1] In 1931 the civil parish had a population of 6370.[2]

South Weald contains Weald Country Park, among its former mansion's residents was Octavius Coope brewer founding Ind Coope and who was for three different seats a national-level politician (MP) for one year each seat. North Weald is centred 6 miles (10 km) northwest.

Further reading[edit]

  • W. Wilford A walk-around guide to the Parish Church of St Peter, South Weald 1985, revised 1992 and 2002
  • Douglas Scott Hewett The Church of St Peter, South Weald 1950

References[edit]

  1. ^ Powell, W R; Board, Beryl A; Briggs, Nancy; Fisher, J L; Harding, Vanessa A; Hasler, Joan; Knight, Norma; Parsons, Margaret, eds. (1983). "Parishes: South Weald". A History of the County of Essex. 8. London: Victoria County History. ISBN 978-0197227213. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Population Statistics South Weald CP/AP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 11 February 2018. 

Coordinates: 51°37′34″N 0°16′01″E / 51.626°N 0.267°E / 51.626; 0.267