Braintree, Essex

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Braintree is a town in Essex

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Braintree within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Braintree in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Braintree, par. and market town, NE. Essex, on river Blackwater, 6 miles NW. of Witham junction and 44½ miles NE. of London by rail 2282 ac., pop. 5182; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday; has silk and crape mfrs. B. was once a seat of the Bishops of London.

Braintree in the Domesday Book

A village in Hinckford hundred, in the county of Essex.

Two manors recorded in Domesday. is a Good Stuff website.