Place:Greenstead-Green, Essex, England

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NameGreenstead-Green
TypeHamlet
Coordinates51.9198°N 0.6481°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoHalstead Rural (parish), Essex, Englandparish in which it was situated
Braintree (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


A nineteenth century description

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Greenstead Green from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"GREENSTEAD GREEN, a chapelry in Halstead parish, Essex; 2 miles S of Halstead town and [railway] station. It was constituted in 1845; and it has a post office under Halstead. Population: 659. Houses: 101. There is a paper mill. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value: £400. Patron: the Bishop of Rochester. The church was built in 1845; and is a handsome structure, with tower and spire. There are a national school, a servants' training institution, and a lecture hall."

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