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Greenstead-Juxta-Colchester

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"GREENSTEAD, a parish within the liberty of COLCHESTER, though locally in the Colchester division of the hundred of Lexden, county of ESSEX, 1 mile (E.) from Colchester, containing 510 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £5, and in the patronage of the Crown. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. The navigable river Colne bounds the parish on the west." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]
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Census

  • 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
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Church History

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Greenstead-Juxta-Colchester has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TM020250 (Lat/Lon: 51.886946, 0.933862), Greenstead-Juxta-Colchester which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Greenstead-Juxta-Colchester was a member of the Colchester Poor Law Union