Good Easter, Essex

Historical Description

Easter, Good, a village and a parish in Essex, on an affluent of the Chelmer, 4 ½ miles W by S from Great Waltham, and 7 ¼ NW from Chelmsford on the G.E.R., with a post and money order office under Chelmsford; telegraph office, Roxwell. Acreage, 1982 ; population, 572. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Alban's; net value, £200. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's. The church, an ancient building of rubble in mixed styles, was restored in 1886. Chalk End and Farnbridge are adjacent hamlets. There is a chalybeate spring in the parish, but only of local notoriety.

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 Good Easter St. Andrew
Hundred Dunmow
Poor Law union Chelmsford

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Directories & Gazetteers

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