Great Chishall, Essex

Historical Description

Chishall, Great, a parish in Essex, on the verge of the county, 5 miles SE of Royston station on the G.N.R., and 9 W by N of Saffron-Walden. Post town, Royston; money order office, Heydon; telegraph office, Barley. Acreage, 2542; population, 387. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans ; net yearly value, £115. The church is a building of flint and stone in the Perpendicular style.

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 Chishall St. Swithin
Hundred Uttlesford
Poor Law union Royston

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