Pebmarsh  Essex


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

PEBMARSH, a village and a parish in Halstead district, Essex. The village stands on a small affluent of the river Colne, 3½ miles N E of Halstead r. station; is an ancient place; and has a post-office under Colchester. The parish comprises 2,023 acres. Real property, £3, 869. Pop., 653. Houses, 146. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to W. G. Puller, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £500.* Patron, the Earl of Verulam. The church is old but good, and has a tower. There are a free school and charities £6.

Pebmarsh through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd March 2024

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