Braintree, Essex


Braintree, Essex


Braintree is an ancient parish located towards the north of the county of Essex.

Braintree is approximately twelve miles north north east of the county town of Chelmsford. The city of Colchester is about seventeen miles to the west.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Michael the Archangel, which can be found here on Google Street View

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of eleven Registers of Baptism (1660 - 1976), twenty-one Marriage Registers (1664 - 1996) and six Burial Registers (1660 - 1871). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=B&selParish=624&selChurch=625 (accessed 7 Oct 2023)

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

To the east of Braintree lies Stisted and Cressing. To the south is the parish of Black Notley and White Notley. To the west is Felsted. To the north are Rayne and Bocking.

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