Elmdon, Essex

Historical Description

Elmdon, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands near the boundary with Cambridgeshire, 4¼ miles WNW from Audley End station on the G.E.R., and 5— WNW from Saffron-Walden, and has a post and money order office under Saffron-Walden; telegraph office, Heydon. Acreage, 3461; population, 595. The living is a vicarage. annexed to the rectory of Wendon-Lofts, hi the diocese of St Albans; joint net yearly value, £305. The church is a building of flint in the Early English style, and has some ancient brasses.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & 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 Elmdon St. Nicholas
Hundred Uttlesford
Poor Law union Saffron-Walden

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Postal districtCB11
Post TownSaffron Walden