Chappel  Essex


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

CHAPEL, Chappel, or Pontisbright, a parish in Lexden district, Essex; on the Colne river and the Colne Valley railway, 7 miles WNW of Colchester. It has a station, of the name of Chapel, on the railway; and its Post Town is Marks-Tey, under Colchester. Acres, 1,146. Real property, £2,021. Pop., 370. Houses, 86. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy, under the vicarage of Great Tey, in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £70. Patrons, the Parishioners. The church is old but good, and has a spire.

Chappel through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd September 2021

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