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Lewis’s Topographical Dictionary 1842

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Lewis’s Topographical Dictionary of England (published 1842):

“CHRISHALL (HOLY TRINITY), a parish in the union of Saffron-Walden, hundred of UTTLESFORD, N. Division of the county of Essex, 7 miles (E) from Royston; containing 521 inhabitants. The parish comprises 2767a. 10p., (i.e.2,767acres, 10 perches) of which the surface is diversified and the higher lands pleasantly situated. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king’s books at 13; net income, 200; patron, Bishop of London; appropriators, Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment, under an inclosure act, in 1807. The church is a handsome structure, with a square embattled tower surmounted by a handsome spire.”

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