History of Bulphan
St Mary the Virgin's Church, Bulphan.
© Copyright David Kemp contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Bulphan >> White's Directory 1848
White's Directory of Essex 1848
BULPHAN, or Bulfan, is a pleasant village and parish, 3 miles North West of Horndon-on-the-Hill, and 7 miles South by East of Brentwood, containing 254 inhabitants, and 1651 acres of land, descending westward to a rivulet, where it has some low land, called Bulphan Fen.
Barking Abbey held the manor till the dissolution, after which it was given to Edward Bury. P.Bonham, Esq., is now lord of the manor, but John Bury, T. Woollings, and several other proprietors have estates here, chiefly copyhold.
The Church (Virgin Mary,) is a small ancient structure, with a wooden belfry and spire. On the south side of the chancel are some remains of a chapel.
The rectory, valued in K.B. at £23, and in 1831 at £345, is in the patronage of J.S. Hand, Esq. and incumbency of the Rev. Thomas Mills, who has 15A. of glebe and has a good residence.
Back to History of Bulphan
Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers
Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.
Try our example search to help you discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.
Bulphan - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Bulphan - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0
Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?
Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these.
Link below already formatted for Essex and Postcards.