Elsenham, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands 5 miles NE by N of Bishop Stortford, and has a station on the G.E.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Bishop's Stortford. The parish comprises 1852 acres; population, 423. Elsenham Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albaus; net value, £136 with residence. The church is a building of Early Norman date, and there is a Friends mission hall. The liighest point of the G.E.R. between London and Cambridge is a few yards distant from the village, and is said to be on a level with the dome of St Paul's Cathedral.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Elsenham St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Bishop-Stortford|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
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Online maps of Elsenham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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