In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broxted like this:
BROXTED, a parish in Dunmow district, Essex; on the river Chelmer, 4 miles E of Elsenham r. station, and 5 NW of Dunmow. Post Town, Great Easton, under Dunmow. Acres, 3,149. Real property, £4,131. Pop., 935. Houses, 219. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £170.* Patron, R. B. de Beauvoir.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Broxted, in Uttlesford and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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