Steeple Bumpstead  Essex


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

BUMPSTEAD-STEEPLE, a parish in the district of Risbridge and county of Essex; on the Halstead and Haverhill railway, near Birdbrook station, 8½ miles NE by E of Thaxted. It has a post office under Halstead. Acres, 3,296. Real property, £6,085. Pop., 1,158. Houses, 235. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £229.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good. There are an Independent chapel and national and British schools.

Steeple Bumpstead through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd May 2022

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