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Lamarsh, Essex

Historical Description

Lamarsh, a parish, with a village, in Essex, adjacent to the river Stour at the boundary with Suffolk, 2¼ miles NW of Bures station on the G.E.R., and 4 SSE of Sudbury. Post town and money order and telegraph omce, Bures St Mary, under Colchester. Acreage, 940; population of the civil parish, 196; of the ecclesiastical, 229. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; gross value, £350 with residence. The church is a small building of brick and stone in the Early English style, has a round tower with octagonal spire, and was restored in 1869. There is a Baptist chapel.

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 parishLamarsh Holy Innocents 
Poor Law unionSudbury 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Postal districtCO8
Post TownBures