In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Good Easter like this:
EASTER (Good), a parish in Chelmsford district, Essex; on an affluent of the Chelmer, 4¾ miles W by S of Great Waltham, and 6¼ NW of Chelmsford r. station. It has a post office under Chelmsford. Acres, 2, 081. Real property, £3, 074. Pop., 539. Houses, 107. The property is subdivided. There is a chalybeate spring. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of High Easter, in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £169.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of St. Pauls. The church is ancient but good; and has a tower and spire. Charities, £7.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Good Easter, in Chelmsford and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd January 2017
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