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.
The Archive will opening next on Sunday 5th August. 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!
I was recently loaned a lovely little book called Two Ears of Barley, written by Jack Wilkerson and published in 1969 and all about the history of Barley in Cambridgeshire. Barley is only about three miles from Chrishall as the crow flies and there are lots of...read more
Some things don't change, thankfully, and it is good to know that we can all still enjoy a good local village fete. I thought you might enjoy Rev. Bagley's report of the success of Chrishall fete in July 1950 from the church magazine of that time. Walter and Bessie...read more
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