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!
The following report appeared in The Newsman on September 29th, 1900: KILLED AT CHRISHALL _________ THE CORONER'S INQUIRY _________ VERDICT OF MANSLAUGHTER _________ "YOU HAVE KILLED DAVID" The inquiry into the death of David Rodgers, the result of a quarrel at a...read more
This summer's project for Chrishall Archive is Through the Keyhole We want to find out who lived where in Chrishall. With approximately 250 homes and at least 500 years of history we felt that this was a project that offered plenty of scope!! On a more...read more
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