Borley, Essex

Historical Description

Borley, a parish in the county of Essex, on the verge of the county, at the river Stour, 3 miles NW of Sudbury station, and 1 ½ mile from Long Melford station on the G.E.R. It has a post and money order office, of the name of Borley Green, under Sudbury, which is the telegraph office. Acreage, 795 ; population, 195. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Alban's; net value, £160 with residence. The church is a small building of the 13th or 14th century.

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
Hundred Hinckford
Poor Law union Sudbury

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