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!
After a recent conversation I was reminded of the images we have of the Rev. George Sharman. He was at Chrishall Chapel at the time of the opening of the school room. You can see him in the photograph below, fourth from the right. And we also have the picture above...read more
Photograph from the Bruce Drury Collection View from Church road towards Martenholme in the 1940s or early 1950s. Note the (red & white?) kerbs - was this a wartime safety measure? The gates you can see in the centre of the picture were apparently, at one time, the...read more
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