Little Waltham, Essex
Waltham, Little, a parish, with a village, in Essex, on the river Chelmer, 3 ½ miles N of Chelmsford station on the G.E.R. It has a post and money order office under Chelmsford; telegraph office, Great Waltham. Acreage, 2310; population, 661. There is a parish council of seven members and a chairman. The manor belongs to the Young family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £420. Patron, Exeter College, Oxford. The church, which is a very ancient building of flint and stone in the Early English style, has been restored, and consists of chancel, nave, aisle, S porch, and organ chamber, with an embattled western tower, and contains two ancient brasses. There are a Congregational chapel and two useful charities.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Little Waltham St. Martin|
|Poor Law union||Chelmsford|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
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- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
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- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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