Place:Pleshey, Essex, England

Alt namesPleshysource: A Vision of Britain through Time
TypeCivil parish
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

The village of Pleshey is located in Essex, England, just to the northwest of Chelmsford.

Wikipedia covers the history of Pleshey and its castle from the 11th to the 15th century.

A Vision of Britain through Time does not offer a description from a 19th-century gazetteer.

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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