Wormingford, Essex

Historical Description

Wormingford, a village and a parish in Essex, on the river Stour, 2 ½ miles E of Bures station on the Stour Valley branch of the G.E.R., and 6 ½ NW of Colchester, with a post office (R.S.O.) under Essex; money order and telegraph office, Bures St Mary. Acreage, 2285 of land and 22 of water; population, 483. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £194 with residence. The church, which was thoroughly restored in 1869-70, is an edifice of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, N aisle, S porch, and a western tower. A handsome reredos of alabaster, with central cross, was erected in 1894.

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 Wormingford St. Andrew
Hundred Lexden
Poor Law union Lexden and Winstree

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