Place:


Roxwell  Essex

 

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

ROXWELL, a parish, with a village, in Chelmsford district, Essex; on the river Chelmer, 4½ miles W by N of Chelmsford r. station. It has a post-office under Chelmsford. Acres, 4, 755. Real property, £5, 879. Pop., 986. Houses, 183. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Lord Petre. Skreens is the seat of T. W. Bramston, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £250.* Patron, New College, Oxford. The church wasrepaired and enlarged in 1854. There are a national school, and charities £28.

Roxwell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6885

Date accessed: 22nd July 2017


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