Place:Birch, Essex, England

Alt namesBricceiasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 100
Briciasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 100
Parva Bricceiasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 100
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.833°N 0.817°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoLexden and Winstree Rural, Essex, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Colchester (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Birch is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located approximately south-west of Colchester and north-east of the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the borough of Colchester and in the parliamentary constituency of North Essex. There is a Parish Council.

It is only from Abberton Reservoir.

The parish church of St Peter and St Paul is a Grade II listed building, but has been derelict since it closed in the late 20th century.

According to the 2001 census, Birch had a population of 817.

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