Farnham, a parish in Essex, adjacent to the river Stort and the boundary with Herts, 2 miles W by N from Stansted station on the G.E.R., and 3 N from Bishop Stortford. It has a post office under Bishop Stortford; money order and telegraph office, Bishop Stortford. Acreage, 2021; population, 477. Hassobury is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, o£402 with residence. The church, which was rebuilt in 1859, is a building of flint and stone in the Early Decorated style. Hazel End is an adjacent hamlet. There is an endowed school.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Online maps of Farnham 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
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Essex online: