Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for STANWAY

STANWAY, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Lexden district, Essex. The village stands 1 mile E of Marks-Tey r. station, and 4 W by S of Colchester; and has a post-office under Colchester. The parish contains Lexden workhouse, and comprises 3,368 acres. Real property, £5,611. Pop., 964. Houses, 157. The property is divided among a few. S. Hall is the seat of G. De Horne, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £738.* Patron, Magdalen College, Oxford. The church is good; and there is a national school. See Stanway-All Saints.—The sub-district contains 9 parishes. Acres, 17,338. Pop., 4,663. Houses, 918.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village, a parish, and a sub-district"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Stanway CP/AP       Stanway SubD       Lexden and Winstree PLU/RegD       Essex AncC
Place: Stanway All Saints

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