Buttsbury, Essex

Historical Description

Buttsbury, a parish in Essex, on the river Wid, 3 miles SE of Ingatestone station on the G.E.R., and 6 ½ SSW of Chelmsford. Post town, Ingatestone, which is the telegraph office; money order office. Stock. Acreage, 2113; population, 507. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Ingatestone, in the diocese of St Albans. The church is a small but ancient building of brick and plaster in the Perpendicular style.

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 Buttsbury St. Mary
Hundred Chelmsford
Poor Law union Chelmsford

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