Debden or Depden, Essex

Historical Description

Debden or Depden, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands 2 miles E from Newport station on the G.E.R., and 3 ¼ S by E of Saffron-Walden, and has a post office under Saffron-Walden; money order and telegraph office, Newport. It has a fair on 1 June. The parish comprises 4653 acres, of which 20 are water ; population, 744. Debden Hall was built in 1795, after debigns by Holland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £645. The church is ancient, has monuments of the Chis-wells, and is good. There are a Congregational chapel, and charities worth about £120 a year.

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


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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Debden St. Mary
Hundred Uttlesford
Poor Law union Saffron-Walden

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