Little Chesterford, Essex

Historical Description

Chesterford, Little, a parish in Essex, on the river Granta, 1 mile SSE of Chesterford station on the G.E.R., and 3 NNW of Saffron-Walden. It has a post office under Saffron-Walden; money order and telegraph office, Great Chesterford. Acreage, 1207; population, 205. The living is a rectory, annexed to the vicarage of Great Chesterford, in the diocese of St Albans. The church is ancient but very good, and has a brass of 1462. There is a small Wesleyan chapel. Chesterford Park is a large modern mansion standing in a deer park of about 350 acres.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Civil Registration

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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