Mount Bures is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1540
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Strict Baptist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BURES-MOUNT, a parish in Lexden district, Essex; on the river Stour, adjacent to the Sudbury railway, near Bures station, 6 miles S by E of Sudbury. Post Town, Bures, under Colchester. Acres, 1,404. Real property, £2,479. Pop., 301. Houses, 57. An ancient artificial mound here, about 80 feet high, and of unknown origin, has a base of nearly 1½ acre. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £400. Patron, the Rev. P. Brett.

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

Parish Records


Poll Books


  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Lexden
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – Lexden, Post-1846 – Halstead
  • Poor Law Union: Lexden and Winstree
  • Hundred: Lexden
  • Province: Canterbury

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