High Easter, Essex

Historical Description

Easter, High, a village and a parish in Essex, 4 ¼ miles S by W from Dunmow station on the G.E.R., and 8½ NW of Chelmsford, with a post and money order office under Chelmsford; telegraph office, Great Waltham. Acreage, 4902; population, 690. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of London. The church is a building of rubble in mixed styles. There is a Congregational chapel.

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 High Easter St. Mary
Hundred Dunmow
Poor Law union Dunmow

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