Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 60 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 48 Market Towns of Essex, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Ashdon, Barking, Billericay, Braintree, Brentwood, Brightlingsey, Burnham, Castle Hedingham & Sible Hedingham, Chelmsford , Coggeshall, Colchester, Dedham, East & West Ham, Epping, Foulness Island, Grays Thurrock, Great Bardfield, Great Dunmow, Halstead, Harlow, Harwich, Hatfield, Horndon, Ingatestone, Leigh, Leyton, Maldon, Manningtree, Ongar, Prittlewell, Rayleigh, Rochford, Romford, Saffron Waldon, Stansted Montfichet, St Osyth, Thaxted, The Sokens (Kirby, Thorpe, Walton), Waltham Abbey, Walthamstow, Witham, Wivenhoe, Woodford, Writtle.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.