Pebmarsh, Essex

Historical Description

Pebmarsh, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands on a small affluent of the river Colne, 3 ½ miles NE of Halstead, and 3 from Bures station on the Sudbury and Haver-hill branch of the G.E.R., is an ancient place, and has a post and money order office (R.S.O.) under Bures, telegraph office, Bures. The parish comprises 2062 acres; population, 491. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belongs to the Puller family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £350 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Verulam. The church is an ancient building of brick and stone in the Decorated style. It has a curious brass of 1370. There is a Baptist chapel. Dagworth is a hamlet about three-quarters of a mile NW of the village.

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

Administration

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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Pebmarsh St. John the Baptist
Hundred Hinckford
Poor Law union Halsted

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