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White Colne, Essex

Historical Description

Collie-White, a village and a parish in Essex, on the river Colne and on the Colne-Valley branch of the G.E.R., 1 mile E of Colne railway station, and 41 miles ESE of Halstead. Post town, Halstead; money order and telegraph office, Earls Colne. Acreage, 1513; population, 346. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; value, £109 with residence. Patron, Keble College, Oxford. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style. There is a Baptist chapel, with burial-ground attached.

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 parishWhite Colne All Saints 
Poor Law unionHalstead 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Postal districtCO6
Post TownColchester