Myland St Michael is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Other places in the parish include: No Man’s Land.

Alternative names:

  • Colchester St Michael Mile End
  • Mile End
  • Mile End St Michael
  • St Michael
  • St Michael Mile End

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1671
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MILE-END, or Mile-End-St. Michael, or Myland, a parish in Colchester district, Essex; on the river Colne and on the Great Eastern railway, chiefly N of Colchester r. station, within Colchester borough, and 1¼ mile N of the centre of Colchester town. Post town, Colchester. Acres, 2,350. Real property, returned with the borough. Pop., 880. Houses, 195. Abbots Hall manor belonged once to the abbots of St. Osyth, and belongs now to Countess Cowper; and Mile-End-Common was given, by Henry I., to the freemen of Colchester. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £520. Patron, Countess Cowper. The church is a recent structure, in the early English style; and consists of nave, N aisle, chancel, and porch, with tower and spire.

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: Colchester
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Colchester
  • Poor Law Union: Colchester
  • Hundred: Colchester Borough
  • Province: Canterbury

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