Cold Norton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St Stephen

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COLD-NORTON, a parish in Maldon district, Essex; 5 miles S of Maldon r. station. Post town, Maldon. Acres, 1,651. Real property, £1,670. Pop., 207. Houses, 46. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £328. Patron, the Charterhouse, London. The church was built in 1855.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

NORTON, COLD (St. Stephen), a parish, in the union of Maldon, hundred of Dengie, S. division of the county of Essex, 5 miles (S.) from Maldon; containing 264 inhabitants. It comprises 1651a. 1r. 28p. of land. The soil is chiefly clay; the surface is hilly, and was formerly enriched with oaks of luxuriant growth, of which a few still remain. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £16. 13. 4., and in the gift of the Governors of the Charter-House, London: the tithes have been commuted for £385, and the glebe comprises 42 acres. The church is a small edifice with a shingled spire, situated on an eminence, and contains some ancient monuments.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

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Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Maldon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – Dengie, Post-1844 – Maldon
  • Poor Law Union: Maldon
  • Hundred: Dengie
  • Province: Canterbury

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