- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Debden is a small rural village in the Uttlesford district of Essex in the east of England. It is located 4 miles (6 km) from Saffron Walden and 17 miles (27 km) from Cambridge.
RAF Debden is nearby and played a role in the Second World War.
The parish was part of the Saffron Walden Rural District from 1894 until 1974. Since 1974 it has been located in the Uttlesford District of Essex.