Chickney, Essex

Historical Description

Chickney, a parish in Essex, 4 miles NE of Elsenham station on the G.E.R., and 3 ½ SW of Thaxted. Post town, Dunmow; money order and telegraph office, Henham. Acreage, 713 ; population, 35. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans, annexed to the vicarage of Broxted in 1889 ; joint net yearly value, £292 with residence. The church is a small but ancient building of rubble in the Early English 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 Chickney St. Mary
Hundred Dunmow
Poor Law union Dunmow

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