Place:Chignal St. James, Essex, England

NameChignal St. James
Alt namesChignall St. Jamessource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Cingehalasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
Chignall St Jamessource: Wikipedia
Chignal Saint Jamessource: Wikipedia
Great Chignalsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.767°N 0.417°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoChelmsford Rural, Essex, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
Chelmsford (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Chignal St. James is a small parish, 3½ miles northwest by west of Chelmsford, Essex, containing only around 250 people.

The spelling of the village name is open to discussion. Sometimes it is spelt "Chignall St James" at other times, it is spelt "Chignal St James" or "Chignal Saint James".

The parish was part of the Chelmsford Rural District from 1894 until 1974, and since 1974 it has been located in the Chelmsford District or Borough.

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