The Chelmer, Essex

Historical Description

Chelmer, The, a river of Essex. It rises 3 miles N of Thaxted, runs 19 miles south-south-eastward past Dunmow to Chelmsford, and goes thence 10 miles eastward to the Blackwater at Maldon. It is navigable to Chelmsford.

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