Bicknacre, Essex

Historical Description

Bicknacre, a hamlet in Woodham-Ferris and Daubury parishes, Essex, 5 ½ miles SE of Chelmsford, under which it has a post office. A priory of black canons was founded here, in the time of Henry III., by Maurice Jeffrey, and a portion of it with arches still stands.

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
Civil parish Danbury
Hundred Chelmsford
Poor Law union Chelmsford

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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