Fordham is a village and a civil parish in the Colchester District of the English county of Essex. Fordham, near the town of Colchester, The parish includes the nearby hamlets of Fordham Heath and Hemp's Green.
It has a post office, a school, a place of worship and two pubs.
All Saints church dates from c.1340 and is a grade I listed building.  The noted classical scholar Thomas Twining of the tea-merchant family held the curacy of the church from 1764 until his death in 1804.
- "Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS List entry Number: 1239789". English Heritage. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
- ODNB entry: Retrieved 26 June 2011. Subscription required.
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