Greenstead  Essex


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Greenstead like this:

GREENSTEAD, a parish in Colchester district, Essex; on the river Colne, 1 mile S of Colchester. It contains the Hythe r. station, and has a post office under Colchester. Real property, £3, 422. Pop., 789. Houses, 178. The property mostly belongs to two owners. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £293. * Patron, the Crown. The church is very good; and the new church of St. John the Evangelist also is here.

Greenstead through time

Greenstead is now part of Colchester district. Click here for graphs and data of how Colchester has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Greenstead itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Greenstead, in Colchester and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th October 2019

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