Chipping Ongar
Worthies

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Victoria County History

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W. R. Powell (Editor)

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1956

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159

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'Chipping Ongar: Worthies', A History of the County of Essex: Volume 4: Ongar Hundred (1956), pp. 159. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=15628 Date accessed: 23 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Thomas Velley (1748-1806), botanist, was born at Chipping Ongar. (fn. 42) Isaac Taylor (1759-1829) is mentioned below. (fn. 43) His son Isaac Taylor (1787-1865), artist, author, and inventor, lived with his father at Ongar before moving to Stanford Rivers. Jane Taylor (1783-1824) and her sister Ann, later Mrs. Gilbert (1782-1866), were also children of Isaac Taylor. They collaborated in several books for children, including Original Poems for Infant Minds (1804) and Rhymes for the nursery (1806). Jane also wrote 'Twinkle, twinkle little star'. (fn. 44) John Spriggs Churchill (1801- 75), medical publisher, was born at Ongar. (fn. 45) David Livingstone (1813-73) is mentioned below. (fn. 46)

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42 D.N.B.
43 See Protestant Nonconformity.
44 For the Taylors see D.N.B. also D. M. Armitage, The Taylors of Ongar, and Isaac Taylor, The Family Pen.
45 D.N.B.
46 See Protestant Nonconformity.