Great Bardfield, Essex
Bardfield, Great, a small town and a parish in Essex. It stands on Blackwater river, 7 miles NW of Braintree station on the G.E.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Braintree, a town-hall, police station, and a fair on 22 June, and is a seat of petty sessions. The parish comprises 3666 acres; population of the civil parish, 956; of the ecclesiastical, 931. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £145. The church is an ancient building of stone in mixed styles. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel, a Friends' meeting-house, and some small charities.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Bardfield St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Dunmow|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
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Online maps of Great Bardfield are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Essex online: