Links specific to Chrishall
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)
http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/england/essex/chrishall#.VdM4iVNVhBc Listed Buildings in Chrishall
Essex churches: http://www.essexchurches.org.uk/chrishall.htm
https://sirgawainsworld.wordpress.com/2011/09/02/a-meeting-with-john-de-la-pole-of-chrishall-essex/ – 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! http://www.themountainguide.co.uk/england/chrishall-common.htm – 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.
An interview with Dennis Smith about him joining the Home Guard when he lived in Chrishall
Uttlesford History Recorders – Uttlesford Past and Present
Saffron Walden – Blast from the Past
Chrishall Fete page (and other events)
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.)
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.
The Smith’s of Essex – some patient soul is recording all the Smith’s in Essex. We have Smith’s in the village of course, across the generations, so it may be you can find extra ancestors on this website.
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
Bran Ditch running between Heydon and Fowlmere
Duddenhoe End village hall and history
Elmdon – some lovely pictures appearing here…
Recorders of Uttlesford History – Chrishall page
Have any useful links to add here? Please let us know.