Helion Bumpstead, Essex

Historical Description

Bumpstead, Helion, a parish in Essex, on the N verge of the county, and on the Colne Valley and Halstead railway, 3 ½ miles from Haverhill station, and 8 NNE of Thaxted. It has a post office under Haverhill, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 2853; population, 661. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; gross yearly value, £219 with residence, in the gift of Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is an edifice of stone and brick in the Early English 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 Bumpstead-Helion St. Andrew
Hundred Freshwell
Poor Law union Risbridge

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