Fingringhoe  Essex


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

FINGRINGHOE, a village and a parish in Lexden district, Essex. The village stands on the river Roman, near its influx to the Colne, 2 miles W by S of Wivenhoe r. station, and 4 SSE of Colchester; and has a post office under Colchester, and a fair on Easter Monday. The parish comprises 2, 913 acres of land, and 520 of water. Real property, £4, 270. Pop., 670. Houses, 108. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £140. Patron, the Rev. J. M. Leir. The church has a brass of 1610, and is very good. Charities, £36.

Fingringhoe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th April 2018

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