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Bocking, Essex

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Bocking, Essex

Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL7523
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
 

Other names by which Bocking, Essex has been known in the past

Bochinges

Bocking, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bocking, par. and vil., NE. Essex, on river Blackwater, 1 m. NE. of Braintree, 4639 ac., pop. 3458; P.O.; there is also a P.O. at Bocking Church Street, 2 m. from Braintree; formerly famous for its baize mfr. The weaving of silks, satins, and velvets is now carried on.

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