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Greenstead Green, Essex

Historical Description

Greenstead Green, a chapelry in Halstead parish, Essex, 2 miles S from Halstead town and railway station. It was constituted in 1845, and has a post office under Halstead; money order and telegraph omce, Halstead. Population, 550. Greenstead Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; gross value,, £183 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church was built in 1845, and has a tower and spire.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Essex is available to browse.

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Post TownHalstead