Berechurch, Essex

Historical Description

Berechurch, a parish within Colchester borough, Essex, near the Roman river, 2 ½ miles S by W of Colchester railway station. Post town, Colchester. Population of the ecclesiastical parish, 167. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans. The church was restored in 1872. Berechurch Hall is a fine modern mansion, erected in 1882.

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 Bere-Church St. Michael
Poor Law union Colchester

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