Bulvan or Bulfan, Essex

Historical Description

Bulvan or Bulfan (the Bull-Fen), a parish in Essex, 2 miles W from East Hornden station on the London, Tilbury, and Southend railway, 5 NW of Stanford-le-Hope, and 6 ½ SSE of Brentwood. Post town, Romford, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage of the parish, 1713; population, 294. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £260 with residence. The church is a small building of stone dating from the 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
Ecclesiastical parish Bulphan St. Mary
Hundred Barstable
Poor Law union Orsett

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