Waltham Abbey, Essex

Waltham Abbey

Waltham Abbey, Essex


Waltham Abbey (alias Waltham Holy Cross) is an ancient parish located in the west part of the county of Essex bording both Hertfordshire and Middlesex.

Waltham Abbey is approximately twenty miles west of the county town of Chelmsford.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Lawrence and Waltham Holy Cross (also known as Waltham Abbey), which can be found here on Google Street View

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of fourteen Registers of Baptism (1563 - 1952), sixteen Marriage Registers (1563-1953) and ten Burial Registers (1563 - 1878). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=W&selParish=2&selChurch=13796 (accessed 7 Nov 2022)

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

To the east of Waltham Abbey is Epping, Theydon Bois, Loughton. To the south is Chingford. To the west are the Middlesex parish of Enfield and the Hertfordshire parish of Cheshunt. Nazeing is to the north.

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