Childerditch, Essex

Historical Description

Childerditch a parish in Essex, 1 ¼ mile from East Horn-don station on the London, Tilbury, and Southend railway, 3 miles S by E of Brentwood, and 6 SW of Billericay. Post town, Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Warley Common. Acreage, 1635; population, 198. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; yearly value, £120 with residence. Patron, Lord Petre. The church, a building of Kentish rag in the Early English style, was erected in 1869.

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 Childerditch All Saints and St. Faith
Hundred Chafford
Poor Law union Billericay

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