Tiptree  Essex


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

TIPTREE-HEATH, a chapelry in Tollesbury, Tolleshunt-D'Arcy, Tolleshunt-Knights, Great Wigborough, Inworth, and Messing parishes, Essex; 3½ miles E of Witham r. station. It was constituted in 1859; and it has a post-office under Kelvedon. Pop., 853. Houses, 193. Mr. Mechi's model farm is at Tiptree Hall. A black priory was founded at T. in the time of Edward I.; and was given, in 1523, to Cardinal Wolsey. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £305.* Patron, the Bishop of R. The church was built in 1856.

Tiptree through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th May 2022

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