Little Horkesley: Nonconformity

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A History of the County of Essex: Volume 10, Lexden Hundred (Part) Including Dedham, Earls Colne and Wivenhoe. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 2001.

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In 1696 Edward Husbands of Little Horkesley Hall refused to take the oaths of supremacy and allegiance. (fn. 1) Husbands claimed to be a Catholic in 1715, but denied that faith in 1717. (fn. 2)

In 1790 there were said to be some Methodists in the parish, and in 1818 about 5 or 6 nonconformists. (fn. 3)


  • 1. E.R.O., Q/SR 488/2.
  • 2. E. E. Estcourt and J. O. Payne, Eng. Cath. Non-Jurors, 63; E.R.O., Q/RRp 1/45.
  • 3. Lamb. Pal. Libr., Porteus Papers 26.