Stebbing  Essex


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

STEBBING, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Dunmow district, Essex. The village stands 3 miles NE by E of Dunmow r. station; dates from at least the time of the Confessor; carries on some malting; and has a post-office under Chelmsford, and a fair on 10 July. The parish comprises 4,301 acres. ...

Real property, £7,589. Pop., 1,346. Houses, 310. The manors belonged anciently to the Peverells and the Ferrers; and belong now to the Earl of Essex and Col. Bingham. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £351.* Patron, Col. Bingham. The church is decorated English, and has a tower and spire. There are chapels for Independents and Quakers, two public schools, and charities £23.—The sub-district contains 5 parishes. Acres, 17,307. Pop., 4,956. Houses, 1,138.

Stebbing through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th August 2022

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