Ardleigh, Essex

Historical Description

Ardleigh, a village and a parish in Essex. The parish is 5 miles NE from Colchester, and has a station on the main line of the Great Eastern railway, and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Colchester. Acreage, 5062; population of the civil parish, 1638; of the ecclesiastical, 1322. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans ; value, £215, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. The church lias been restored at a cost of about £6000. There is a Wesleyan and a Primitive Methodist chapel. The soil is gravel, and the air exceptionally bracing.

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


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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Ardleigh St. Mary
Hundred Tendring
Poor Law union Tendring

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