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From: Angelika <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Hollenbury??
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 08:47:07 +0100
They are, in fact, still in Essex (i.e., the boundary hasn't moved).
Postal addresses and county boundaries don't always match - a lot of the
villages around Stansted Airport have Bishops Stortford postal addresses
but are in fact in Essex. This kind of postcode/county mismatch is
common all over the country - there are several villages near me that
are in Suffolk but have postal addresses in Essex because their post
town is in Essex.
The Quineys wrote:
> Could it be Hallingbury (Great or Little)? They are both now "Bishops
> Stortford, Herts" but they are close to the border and therefore might
> have been Essex in the past.
> Malcolm Platt wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> I have just joined after discovering my 4 x great-grandfather was born in Essex.
>> According to the 1851 census, John Love was born 1783 in what appears to be Hollenbury, Essex.
>> I've done quite a few searches on the 'net (Google, Yahoo, etc) for Hollenbury but have come up empty-handed.
>> Would anyone know of this place or if it still exists? Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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