In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Stanway like this:
Stanway.-- par. and vil., Essex - par., 3436 ac., pop. 1004; vil., 4 miles W. of Colchester; P.O.; near the vil. is Stanway Hall, seat.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Stanway has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Colchester. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Stanway and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stanway, in Colchester and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 12th December 2013
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