Broomfield  Essex


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

BROOMFIELD, a parish in Chelmsford district, Essex; on the river Chelmer, near the Eastern Counties railway, 2 miles N of Chelmsford. It has a post office under Chelmsford. Acres, 2,215. Real property, £5,524. Pop., 849. Houses, 179. The property is much subdivided. Bromfield Lodge is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £224.* Patron, the Bishop of Rochester. The church is a spacious building, with a large round tower. Charities, £25.

Broomfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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