Brook Street, Essex

Historical Description

Brook-Street, a hamlet in South Weald parish, Essex, on Watling Street and the Ingerburn river, near the G.E.R., 1 ½ mile WSW of Brentwood. A leper hospital, with chapel, was founded here before the time of Edward I. by the Bruyns.

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 South
Hundred Chafford
Poor Law union Billericay

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brook Street from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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