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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Chickney St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Dunmow|
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