White Notley, Essex

Historical Description

Notley, White, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands on the river Brain, adjacent to the Braintree branch of the G.E.R., 3 ½ miles NW by N of Witham, and has a station on the railway and a post and money order office under Witham; telegraph office, Terling. The parish comprises 1868 acres; population of the civil parish, 417; of the ecclesiastical, 433. There is a parish council consisting of five members and a chairman. The manor belongs to the Wright family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £150. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church is a small building of flint, stone, and brick, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and a small western tower of wood with an octagonal shingled spire. There are some small 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
Hundred Witham
Poor Law union Braintree

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