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

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BELCHAMP-WALTER, a parish in the district of Sudbury and county of Essex; on a small affluent of the river Stour, 4 miles W of Sudbury r. station. It has a post office under Sudbury. Acres, 2,125. Real property, £4,319. Pop., 708. Houses, 152. Belchamp Hall is the seat of the Raymonds; and contains an interesting collection of pictures. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Burmer, in the diocese of Rochester. The church is a neat high edifice; and contains a brass of 1591, and tombs of the Raymonds.

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 Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Hedingham
  • Poor Law Union: Sudbury
  • Hundred: Hinckford
  • Province: Canterbury

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