Ramsden Bellhouse, Essex
Ramsden Bellhouse, a parish, with a village, in Essex, adjacent to the river Crouch, 2 ½ miles E by S of Billericay, and 2 ½ W of Wickford station on the G.E.R. It has a post office, of the name of Ramsden Heath, under Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Billericay. Acreage, 2738;. population, 395. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Stock Harward, in the diocese of St Albans; joint net value, £400. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and a western tower with shingled spire. There is a Congregational chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Ramsdon-Bellhouse St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Billericay|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
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Online maps of Ramsden Bellhouse are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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