Belchamp Otten is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names: Belchamp Otton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1578
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BELCHAMP-OTTON, a parish in the district of Sudbury and county of Essex; on a small affluent of the river Stour, 4 miles NE of Yeldham r. station, and 5 W by N of Sudbury. Post Town, Belchamp-St. Paul, under Halstead. Acres, 1,693. Real property, £2,961. Pop., 375. Houses, 81. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £446. Patron, the representatives of the late Rev. E. H. Dawson. The church is good; and there are charities £21.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Sudbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – Hedingham, Post-1846 – Yeldham
  • Poor Law Union: Sudbury
  • Hundred: Hinckford
  • Province: Canterbury

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