Chelmsford, Essex

Chelmesford, Essex, 1612

Chelmsford, Essex, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

Chelmsford, Essex, 1874

6 October 1558: London. Thomas Mathew otherwise called Thomas Mathew of London mrchant otherwise called Thomas Mathew sittezen & mrchauntaylor of London (by William Pyreson) v. Robert Persse late of Chelmysford in county Essex inholder otherwise called Robart Persse of Chenscheford in Essexe in his bailiwick. Debt £21 10s, and 28s adjudged damages. Had been ordered to be levied; no lands or chattels in his bailiwick; has in county Essex; ordered sheriff of Essex to levy; returnable quindene of Martinmas

7 April 1879: Deserter from Her Majesty’s Service: A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of Thomas Seymour, [Reg. No:] 1174, 32nd Foot; [born:] Chelmsfield [sic], Essex; [trade] currier; [age] 19½; [size:] 5[ft] 7½[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] sallow; [coat & trousers:] plain; [date of desertion:] 20 March 1879 [at] Portland; [marks & remarks:] scar right knee; recruit