Greenstead (St. Andrew)

GREENSTEAD (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union and borough of Colchester, locally in the Colchester division of the hundred of Lexden, N. division of Essex, 1 mile (E.) from Colchester; containing 601 inhabitants. The navigable river Colne bounds the parish on the west. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £5, and in the patronage of the Crown: the tithes have been commuted for £200, and there are 29 acres of glebe.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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