“BERE-CHURCH, a parish within the liberties of the borough of COLCHESTER, county of ESSEX, 2½ miles (S. by W.) from Colchester, containing 122 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Colchester, and diocese of London, endowed with £600 private benefaction, and £800 royal bounty, and in the patronage of J. Bawtree, Esq. The church is dedicated to. St. Michael.” [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]
- Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911, which includes most copies held at the ERO, Wharf Rd, Chelmsford. More information on other ways to view these census returns on the Essex
- A full list of Essex churches
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Berechurch to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Berechurch has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL982219 (Lat/Lon: 51.860472, 0.876942), Berechurch which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- Berechurch was a member of the Colchester Poor Law Union