Mile End, Essex
Mile End, Mile End St Michael, or Myland, a parish in Essex, on the river Colne and on the G.E.R., chiefly N of Colchester railway station, within Colchester borough, and 1 ½ mile N of the centre of Colchester town. Post town,Colchester. Acreage, 2352; population of the civil parish, 1082; of the ecclesiastical, 1005. Abbots Hall manor belonged once to the abbots of St Osyth, and belongs now to Earl Cowper; and Mile End Common was given by Henry I. to the freemen of Colchester. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £282 with residence. Patron, Earl Cowper. The church, a building of stone in the Early English style, consists of nave, N aisle, chancel, and porch, with tower and spire. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Mile-End St. Michael|
|Poor Law union||Colchester|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Mile End from the following:
Online maps of Mile End are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Essex online: