Chignall Smealy is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.
Alternative names: Brick Chignall, Little Chignall
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1600
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1639; 1800
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational
- Chignall St James
- Great Waltham
- High Easter
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CHIGNAL-SMEALY, or Little Chignal, a parish in Chelmsford district, Essex; 4½ miles NW by N of Chelmsford town and r. station. Post town, Great Waltham, under Chelmsford. Acres, 476. Real property, £709. Pop., 70. Houses, 14. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £120. Patron, Major Spitty. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- 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