In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Little Waltham like this:
WALTHAM (Little), a parish, with a village, in Chelmsford district, Essex; 3½ miles N of Chelmsford r. station. It has a post-office under Chelmsford. Acres, 2,227. Real property, £5,169. Pop., 684. Houses, 156. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £610.* Patron, Exeter College, Oxford. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel, an endowed school with £50 a year, and charities £.150.
Little Waltham is now part of Chelmsford district. Click here for graphs and data of how Chelmsford has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Little Waltham itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Little Waltham, in Chelmsford and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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