Great Tey  Essex


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

TEY (Great), a parish in Lexden district, Essex; 2¼ miles NW of Marks-Tey Junction r. station, and 3½ NE of Coggeshall. It has a post-office under Kelvedon, and a fair on Trinity Monday. Acres, 2,503. Real property, £4,837. Pop., 818. Houses, 166. The property is much subdivided. ...

The manor belonged to Algar, Earl of Mercia; and passed to Queen Maud, the Fitzwalters, the Audleys, and others. The living is twofold, a vicarage and a sinecure rectory, in the diocese of Rochester. Value of the vicarage, £215; of the rectory, with Pontes-bright, £790.* Patron of both, the Rev. W. Walsh. The church is ancient but good. Charities, £20.

Great Tey through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st September 2021

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