Little Easton, Essex

Historical Description

Easton, Little, a village and a parish in Essex on the river Chelmer, 2 miles NW by N from Dunmow station on the G.E.R., and 6 ¼ E by S from Stanstead, with a post office under Dunmow ; money order and telegraph office, Dun-mow. Acreage, 1602; population, 336. Easton Lodge, a, fine mansion standing in a park of 800 acres, is the seat of Lord and Lady Brooke. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; yearly value, £251 with residence, in the gift of the Countess of Warwick. The church has two brasses and is good. There are almshouses for four widows.

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

Administration

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Ancient County Essex
Hundred Dunmow
Poor Law union Dunmow

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