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Warley (or West Warley, or Warley Abbess) is a parish and village in the
Southern division of the county, Chafford
hundred, Romford union, Brentwood county court district, rural deanery of
Chafford, archdeaconry of Essex and diocese of St Albans, 6 miles east from
Romford, 18 from London and 3 ½ miles south from Brentwood station.. The church
of St Peter, restored in 1860, is a brick building, consisting of chancel and
nave and a western tower terminating in a low spire: the east and south windows
in the chancel are stained, and on the north side of the chancel is a mural
monument with a demi-effigy to Gyles Fleming, gent, ob 18 Oct 1623, and to Gyles
Fleming, his son, 1633. The register dates from 1539 and is in excellent
preservation. There is also a curious list of “Briefs”, dating from 1709 to
1768. The living is a rectory, gross yearly value £520, with residence, in the
gift of St JohnsCollege,
and held by the Rev Hammond Roberson Bailey MA, late fellow of that college.
ecclesiastical parish was formed in 1855, out of those portions of Great Warley,
Shenfield and South Weald parishes, which are in its immediate neighbourhood.
The church is a brick building with stone facings, in the Early English style,
and consists of nave and aisles, with a battlemented tower at the west end
containing 1 bell: the church was enlarged in 1877. The register dates from the
year 1855. The living is a vicarage, yearly value £270,with residence, in the gift oftrustees, and held since 1855 by the Rev Thomas Henry Bunbury BA of
Trinity College, Dublin.
The Catholic church of the Holy Cross and All Saints, was erected in 1881 (in
connection with that of the Sacred Heart at Brentwood) at a cost of about £1,600
and is a Gothic edifice of Kentish rag, consisting of chancel, nave and south
aisle, with a small steeple-shapd turret. The priest in charge is Rev C I
Moncrieff Smyth Lord Headley, who is lord of the manor, and Richard Benyon esq,are the principal landowners. The soil is clayey; subsoil loam, with
patches of gravel. The chief crops are wheat, beans, barley and peas. The
acreage is – arable, 1,339; pasture, 1,017; common (now inclosed), 159; and
wood, 209; rateable value, £6,762; the population of the parish in 1881 was
is a portion of Great Warley
Clerks: St Peter, George P Kemp; ChristChurch,
Money Order Office & Telegraph Office & Savings Bank, Warley Common – James
Hayes, sub-postmaster. Letters from Brentwood
& 12.30 & 6 pm; dispatched at & 2.30 & 7.15 pm
Office, Warley Street – John Crossingham, receiver. Letters arrive by foot post from Brentwood
dispatched at 2 & .
The nearest money order & telegraph office is atWarley common.
Church National (boys & girls), built for 260 children, average attendance, 230;
George Morris, master; Miss Annie Inkster, mistress
(boys & girls), Lower Warley, built in 1843, for 40 children, enlarged in 1870
for 70; average attendance, 40; Miss Ellen Vivian, mistress
School, Crescent Road, in connection with Christ Church National, built in 1875,
for 120 children, average attendance, 100; Miss Maria Bennet, mistress
Assistant Overseer, William Gibson
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