Place:


Helion Bumpstead  Essex

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Helion Bumpstead like this:

BUMPSTEAD-HELION, a parish in the district of Risbridge, and county of Essex; on the N verge of the county, and on the Halstead and Haverhill railway, near Birdbrook station, 8 miles NNE of Thaxted. It has a post office under Newmarket. Acres, 3,191. Real property, £4,210. Pop., 887. Houses, 191. The property is divided among a few. The parish is a meet for the East Essex hounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £174.* Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is good.

Helion Bumpstead through time

Helion Bumpstead is now part of Braintree district. Click here for graphs and data of how Braintree has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Helion Bumpstead itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Helion Bumpstead, in Braintree and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6561

Date accessed: 22nd November 2019


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