Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

STURMERE, a parish in the district of Risbridge and county of Essex; on the Cambridge and Colchester railway, 1½ mile SE of Haverhill. It has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Halstead. Acres, 945. Real property, £1,749. Pop., 326. Houses, 70. S. Hall, Abbots Hall, and Woodland Green, are chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £240.* Patron, the Rev. Dr. Fletcher. The church is tolerable.

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Travel writing

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