Little Burstead, Essex

Historical Description

Burstead, Little, a parish in Essex, 1 ½ mile SSW of Billericay, and 6 miles E by S of Brentwood station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Billericay. Acreage, 1839; population of the civil parish, 239; of the ecclesiastical, 352. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; gross yearly value, £315 with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of St Albans. There is a good church, and some useful charities.

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 Little Burstead St. Mary
Hundred Barstable
Poor Law union Billericay

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