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Childerditch, Essex

Historical Description

Childerditch a parish in Essex, 1¼ mile from East Horn-don station on the London, Tilbury, and Southend railway, 3 miles S by E of Brentwood, and 6 SW of Billericay. Post town, Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Warley Common. Acreage, 1635; population, 198. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; yearly value, £120 with residence. Patron, Lord Petre. The church, a building of Kentish rag in the Early English style, was erected in 1869.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyEssex 
Ecclesiastical parishChilderditch All Saints and St. Faith 
Poor Law unionBillericay 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Postal districtCM13
Post TownBrentwood