Broomfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1546
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BROOMFIELD, a parish in Chelmsford district, Essex; on the river Chelmer, near the Eastern Counties railway, 2 miles N of Chelmsford. It has a post office under Chelmsford. Acres, 2,215. Real property, £5,524. Pop., 849. Houses, 179. The property is much subdivided. Bromfield Lodge is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £224. Patron, the Bishop of Rochester. The church is a spacious building, with a large round tower. Charities, £25.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The following records are available free online.
Poorhouses & Poor Law
- County: Essex
- Civil Registration District: Chelmsford
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
- Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
- Rural Deanery: Chelmsford
- Poor Law Union: Chelmsford
- Hundred: Chelmsford
- Province: Canterbury