Borley  Essex


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

BORLEY, a parish in the district of Sudbury and county of Essex; on the verge of the county, at the river Stour, 2¼ miles NW of Sudbury r. station. Post Town, Sudbury. Acres, 776. Real property, £1,694. Pop., 190. Houses, 40. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £240.* Patron, the Rev. Edward Bull. The church stands on a rising-ground; contains a monument to Sir Edward Waldegrave, master of the wardrobe to Queen Mary; and is very good.

Borley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th October 2019

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