Witham, Essex

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Witham is a town in Essex

Other current and historical names

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

Witham in historic gazetteers

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

Witham, market town and par. with ry. sta., Essex, 8 miles NE. of Chelmsford, 3706 ac., pop. 2966; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Tuesday. Witham stands near the influx of the Polebrook into the Blackwater, and is a place of great antiquity. Its chief architectural feature is the fine old church of St Nicholas. It has trade in agricultural produce. William Lodge, William Place, and numerous other seats, are in the neighbourhood of the town.

Witham in the Domesday Book

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

Four manors recorded in Domesday.

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