Fairstead  Essex


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

FAIRSTED, a parish in Witham district, Essex; 2¼ miles SW of White Notley r. station, and 4 WNW of Witham. Post town, White Notley, under Witham. Acres, 1,853. Real property, £2, 620. Pop., 351. Houses, 70. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £424.* Patron, the Bishop of Rochester. The church is ancient.

Fairstead through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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