Lexden, Essex


Lexden, Essex


Lexden is an ancient parish located in the north-east part of the county of Essex.

Lexden is approximately twenty miles north north-east of the county town of Chelmsford.

Parish Church

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

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of eleven Registers of Baptism (1560 - 1970), eleven Marriage Registers (1560-1972) and eight Burial Registers (1561-1937). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=L&selParish=9152&selChurch=9153 (accessed 14 Jun 2023)

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

To the east of Lexden is Myland St Michael and Colchester St. Peter. To the south is Colchester St Botolph, and Colchester St Mary at the Walls. To the west is Stanway and Fordham. To the north is West Bergholt and Great Horkesley.

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