Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Little Baddow

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Little Baddow

Primary tabs

“BADDOW (LITTLE), a parish in the hundred of CHELMSFORD, county of ESSEX, 2½ miles (N. by W.) from Danbury, containing, with the hamlet of Little Mead, 583 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Essex., and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £8. 2. 2., and in the patronage of Col. Strutt, who is also patron of the rectory, which is a sinecure, rated at £.7. 13. 4. The church is dedicated to St. Mary, In 1717, Edward Butler' bequeathed one hundred and ninety-six acres of land, and a wood containing thirty-six acres, directing the proceeds to be applied for clothing and educating children in this parish, and that of Boreham. A school for the instruction of twenty children is supported by the dissenters.” [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

"MIDDLE-MEAD, a hamlet in the parish of LITTLE BADDOW, hundred of CHELMSFORD, though locally in the hundred of Dengie, county of ESSEX, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from Chelmsford, containing 202 inhabitants." [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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Little Baddow which are provided by:



Ask for a calculation of the distance from Little Baddow to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.


Historical Geography

  • Little Baddow was a member of the Chelmsford Hundred

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


Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Little Baddow was a member of the Chelmsford Poor Law Union