Layer Breton, Essex

Layer Breton

Layer Breton, Essex


Layer Breton is an ancient parish located in the east central part of the county of Essex.

Layer Breton is approximately nineteen miles north north-east of the county town of Chelmsford.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St. Mary, which can be found here on Google Maps Google Street View.

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of two Registers of Baptism (1749 - 1997), three Marriage Registers (1755 - 1900) and two Burial Registers (1765 - 1945). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=L&selParish=8848&selChurch=9145 (accessed 11 Jun 2023)

Adjacent (pre 1832) Parishes

To the east of Layer Breton is Birch and Layer de la Haye. To the south is Great Wigborough. To the west is Layer Mamey. To the north is Copford and Birch.

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