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Miller Christy (1861 - 1928): local historian

A short note and  'Index' of villages written about by Miller Christy in 'Durrant's Handbook for Essex (1887).
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Extracts from Miller Christy's work
Blackmore Doddinghurst
Fryerning High Ongar Ingatestone Mountnessing
Norton Mandeville Shenfield Stondon Massey Willingale Writtle
Robert Miller Christy was an authority on Essex history and member of the Essex Archaeological Society (the forerunner to the  Essex Society for Archaeology and History).  He supervised the excavation of the Harlow Roman Temple site in 1927 but is best known as author of three books: 'Handbook for Essex (1887), Trade Signs of Essex (1887) and 'Birds of Essex' (1890).  
Last Updated 27 March 2009