Broomfield, a parish in Essex, on the river Chelmer, near the G.E.R., 2 miles N of Chelmsford, under which it has a post, money order, and telegraph office. Acreage, 2332; population of the civil parish, 898; of the ecclesiastical, 821. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £218 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church is a spacious building, with a large round tower.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Broomfield St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Chelmsford|
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