North Fambridge, Essex
Fambridge, North, a parish in Essex, on the river Crouch, at a ferry to South Fambridge, 6 ½ miles S from Maldon. It lias a station on the Southminster branch of the G.E.R. Post town, Maldon; money order office, Stow Maries; telegraph office, Latchingdon. Acreage, 1248; population, 151. Fambridge is thought to be a corruption of Foambridge, and to have been derived from a bridge which anciently stood liere, and raised foam in the current. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £218. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient building of red brick in the Perpendicular style, and has been restored recently.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||North Fambridge Holy Trinity|
|Poor Law union||Maldon|
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Directories & Gazetteers
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Online maps of North Fambridge are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- 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
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