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Hawkwell is the second largest village and civil parish in the district of Rochford in Essex, England Rayleigh being the largest. The 2001 census gave a population for the parish of 11,231. Hawkwell is mentioned in the Domesday Book, but not as 'Hawkwell', it is Hacuuella or Hechuuella. The parish includes the village itself, and also much larger suburban developments in the east and the west. East and West Hawkwell are divided by the London to Southend railway line.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Hawkwell, Essex has been known in the past
Hackwell ~ Hawkswell ~ Hacheuuella ~ Hacuuella ~ Hechuuella
Hawkwell, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Hawkwell.-- par., S. Essex, 1½ mile NW. of Rochford, 1365 ac., pop. 269.
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