South Hanningfield, Essex

Historical Description

Hanningfield, South, a village and a parish in Essex, 3 ½ miles N from Wickford, and 8 S by E from Chelmsford station on the G.E.R. Post town, Chelmsford; money order office, Wickford; telegraph office, Stock. Acreage, 1488< ( population, 204. The manor belongs to Lord Petre. The living is a rectory annexed to the rectory of West Hanningfield. The church is a small building of rubble in the Early English and Decorated styles.

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 South Hanningfield St. Peter
Hundred Chelmsford
Poor Law union Chelmsford

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