Belchamp St Paul, Essex

Historical Description

Belchamp-St-Paul, a parish in Essex, on the river Stour, 6 miles WNW of Sudbury, and 3 SE from Clare station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Clare (R.S.O.), which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 2554; population, 602. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £224, with residence, formerly in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's, but since 1870 in the gift of the Dean and Canons of Windsor. The church is very good.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Belchamp St. Paul's St. Andrew
Hundred Hinckford
Poor Law union Sudbury

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