Welcome to this website about the community of Chrishall in Essex.
Chrishall is a small village on a hilltop in the very north west of Essex, close to the borders of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire, in the East of England. This website is particularly aimed at the local community and the genealogist who perhaps has never visited Chrishall and wishes to visualise the kind of community whence his or her ancestor came.
Next Archive Opening
The Archive will opening next on May Bank Holiday weekend: Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May. Do call in and see us. We open on the first Sunday of the month until October plus bank holidays. Click to see all the planned dates on our Visit the Archive page.
We hope to see you soon!
We have recently been asked the reason behind the name Engleric and are delighted to re-produce this article written many years ago for the village magazine. Mrs Irene Cranwell, village historian, wrote articles for many years under the guise of the village pumps. ...read more
This lovely photograph has written on the back "Stan Loveday as a baby" and "Small boy Walter Loveday". Checking on the 1901 census it looks like this could be the Loveday family of High Street. In 1901 William was 34 and a horsekeeper on a farm, and his wife Esther...read more
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