Heybridge, a village and a parish in Essex. The village is suburban to Maldon, at Maldon station on the G.E.R.; was known to the Saxons as Tidwaltintune, and given by King Athelstan to St Paul's Cathedral in London; acquired its present name from the construction of a five-arched bridge over the Blackwater in the time of Henry VI.; derives trade from the Chelmer navigation; and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Maldon, a fair on Whit-Tuesday, a large iron foundry, and extensive agricultural implement and machine manufactories. The parish comprises 1843 acres; population of the civil parish, 1623; of the ecclesiastical, 1653. The Towers is a large and elegant mansion of concrete in the modern Italian style. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; gross yearly value, £180 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's, London. The church is an ancient building of flint, chiefly in the Perpendicular style.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Heybridge St. Andrew|
|Poor Law union||Maldon|
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