Little Totham, Essex

Historical Description

Totham, Little, a parish in Essex, 2 ½ miles ENE of Maldon station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Witham; money order and telegraph office, Tolleshunt D'Arcy. Acreage, 1294; population of the civil parish, 323; of the ecclesiastical, with Goldhanger, 812. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belongs to the Bawtree family. The living is a rectory, annexed to Goldhanger, in the diocese of St Albans; joint gross yearly value, £915. The church is a small but ancient building in the Norman style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and a western tower.

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 Totham All Saints
Hundred Thurstable
Poor Law union Maldon

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