Chigwell Row, Essex

Historical Description

Chigwell Row, an ecclesiastical parish in the civil parish of Chigwell, Essex, formed in 1867, is about 2 miles E from Chigwell, and 4 E from Woodford station on the G.E.R. It was formerly a part of the Great Hainault Forest. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Chigwell Road. Population, 803. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; value, £198 with residence. Patrons, the Crown and the Bishop of St Albans alternately. All Saints Church is a modern building of stone, consecrated in 1867. There is also a Congregational chapel. The parish is noted for the salubrity of its climate, and its extensive panoramic view across the Thames into Kent.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


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