Place:Farnham, Essex, England

TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.9022°N 0.1434°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoStansted Rural, Essex, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1934
Saffron Walden Rural, Essex, Englandrural district of which it was part 1934-1974
Uttlesford (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Farnham is a small village and civil parish in Essex, England, situated near Bishop's Stortford. The population is approximately 300. It is divided up into several areas, such as Farnham, Hazel End, Bell's Cottages, Saven End and Farnham Green.

The name is derived from "Fernham" (Hamlet in the ferns). Farnham is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as one of the settlements in Clavering hundred.

The parish was part of the Stansted Rural District from 1894 until 1934 when it was abolished. It was then transferred into Saffron Walden Rural District. Since 1974 it has been located in the Uttlesford District of Essex.

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