Towns & Villages in Herts

Stocking Pelham

Adjacent Parishes: Berden (Essex), Brent Pelham, Furneaux Pelham

It is in Edwinstree Hundred and the Bishop Stortford Union

STOCKING PELHAM, on the Essex border (5 miles from Braughing Station, Great Eastern Railway) has an Early English church dating from early fourteenth century; it has no tower. The chancel was restored in 1864. The manor is very ancient, and was held by Simon de Furneaux in the reigh of Edward I., but the village now shows little of interest.

Hertfordshire Little Guide 1903

Stocking Pelham (5 miles N.E.) is a very small parish on the Essex border. Records of this manor go back to very early times. The little church has no tower but retains fragments of ancient glass in some windows. The rectory has traces of a moat.

Braughing Rural District Official Guide 1971

Web: There is a web site for The Pelhams which is of limited interest to the genealogist.

Some modern pictures of Stocking Pelham on Geograph


by Robert Edwards

by Robert Edwards

by Robert Edwards

See also Vital Records

If you know of other books, websites, etc, relating to this place, please tell me.

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