Links specific to Chrishall

Chrishall Parish Council website

Village Web

Chrishall’s Wikipedia entry: or on wikishire (I know – I’m not sure why there is two either!)

Chrishall’s entry on the Uttlesford History Recorders Website

ARCHI – the archaeological sites database – results for Chrishall

Chrishall has an entry on Hidden East Anglia.

Historic England – entries for Chrishall (mostly the grade 1 and 2 listed houses) Listed Buildings in Chrishall – an interesting read, amusing and yet, I believe, historically accurate.  And some good pictures too.  Spend a few moments with Sir Gawain today…

The Mountain Guide! – yes believe it or not Chrishall apparently qualifies for The Mountain Guide!

An interesting list here from the Forebears site professing to list the most common names in Chrishall.

1872 – 1890 map of Essex

Forces War Records

An interview with Dennis Smith about him joining the Home Guard when he lived in Chrishall

Facebook pages

Uttlesford History Recorders – Uttlesford Past and Present

Saffron Walden – Blast from the Past

Chrishall Fete page (and other events)

Chrishall Church

Clavering Local History (closed group – you need to request membership)

Family History sites who have Chrishall relations

(Always double, or triple, check links found on other people’s family history websites just to be sure.)

Brand Family Tree

Mead Family of Elmdon (link on page 3 of this pdf document to William Pytches of Chrishall around 1700).

Rogers Family Tree (links to many Chrishall families)

Williams Family Tree (relations of Nathan Andrews from Chrishall)

Woods Family Tree (Dovey Woods born in Chrishall 1765)

General Links of interest relating to local history

Local History Online has all sorts of links here to interesting websites including some Cambridgeshire information, our near neighbours.

Old Maps of the UK – This links direct to Chrishall in 1881 but you will need to pan around to see the whole village.

Essex Society for Family History

Essex and Suffolk Surnames

Tilty History projects – the fascinating story of Tilty Abbey and the locality

Keighley and District Family History Society have a very useful Epidemics timeline

Culture Grid – Culture Grid is the closest thing the UK has to a national aggregator for museum collections information. It brings together three million object records from over a hundred collections, and makes them available to re-use in more interesting ways elsewhere

History websites for places local to Chrishall

Ashdon Village Museum

Bran Ditch running between Heydon and Fowlmere

Duddenhoe End village hall and history

Elsenham Village History Society

Hadstock History 

Hadstock Community Archive

Harston History

Hundred Parishes website

Ickleton – a lovely range of photographs here made available by the Ickleton Society

Little Chishill and Great Chishill history

Meldreth History

Royston and District Family History Society

Recorders of Uttlesford History – Chrishall page

Saffron Walden Historical Society

Saffron Walden Museum and Saffron Walden Museum blog

Sturmer Local History Group

Thriplow Society

Have any useful links to add here?  Please let us know.

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