Fyfield, Essex

Historical Description

Fyfield, a village and a parish in Essex, on the river Roding, 3 miles NE from Chipping Ongar station on the S.E.R., and 9 NE from Epping, with a post and telegraph office under Ongar. Acreage, 2450 ; population, 587. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £470 with residence. Patron, the Countess Cowley. The church is an ancient building, but has been restored. There is an endowed school with about £50 a year, and a truant school belonging to the West Ham School Board.

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 Fyfield St. Nicholas
Hundred Ongar
Poor Law union Ongar

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