Place:Sturmer, Essex, England

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NameSturmer
Alt namesSturmeresource: Domesday Book (1985) p 105
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates52.067°N 0.467°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoBumpstead Rural, Essex, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1934
Halstead Rural, Essex, Englandrural district into which it was absorbed in 1934
Braintree (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sturmer is a village in the county of Essex, England, United Kingdom, 3 km (2 miles) SE of Haverhill and close to the county border with Suffolk. Its name was originally "Stour Mere", from the river Stour. The mere still exists today to the north-east of the village. The village also gives its name to the Sturmer Pippin apple which was grown in the orchards of the village.

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