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Warley (or West Warley, or Warley Abbess) is a parish and village in the Mid
division of the county, Chafford hundred, Romford union, Brentwood petty
sessional division and 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 London,
Tilbury and Southend Railway Company’s new line from barking to Pitsea passes
through the parish. The church of St Peter, restored in 1860, is an edifice of
brick principally in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel and nave and a
western tower with a low spire containing 1 bell: 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, ob 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, yearly value from tithe rent-charge £488, with 9
acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of St JohnsCollege,
and held since 1866 by the Rev Hammond Roberson Bailey MA, late fellow of that
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, aisles and an embattled tower, with pinnacles in the west
end containing 1 bell: the church was enlarged in 1877. The register dates from
the year 1855. The living is a vicarage, gross 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 at a cost of about £2,500, and is an edifice of Kentish rag in the Gothic
style, consisting of chancel, nave, south aisle and a small turret containing 1
bell. The Rev Thomas Walsh is priest in charge. A cemetery for ChristChurch
parish was formed in 1860; it has one small mortuary chapel and is under the
control of a burial board of 7 members. Here is a pumping station, the water
being conveyed hither from Grays, 9 miles distant, for the supply of the town of
Brentwood, Hampden House is the residence of Charles Hibbert Binney esq. Warley
Place of Frederick Willmot, and Goldings of Evelyn Heseltine esq. 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, £6,862; the population in 1881 was 1,413, including
82 military in huts etc and 108 in married quarters.
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
arrive at 6.30 & & ;
dispatched at & 2.30 &
Office, Warley Street – John Crossingham, receiver. Letters arrive by foot post from Brentwood
dispatched at 2 &
& on Sundays.
Letter Box, Lower Warley
school, cleared at 1.30 & 6 pm; Sundays .
The nearest money order & telegraph office is atWarley common.
Church National (Mixed), built for 260 children, average attendance, 240; George
Morris, master; Miss Eliza Faircloth, mistress
Lower Warley (mixed), built in 1843, for 40 children, enlarged in 1870 for 70;
average attendance, 40; Miss Mary Ellen Vivian, mistress
School, Crescent Road, in connection with Christ Church National, built in 1875,
for 120 children, average attendance, 110; Miss Harriet Ellen Plumb, mistress
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