Bowers Gifford, Essex

Historical Description

Bowers-Gifford, a parish in Essex, on the London, Tilbury and Southend railway, 1 1/2 mile E of Pitsea station, and 7 miles SE of Billericay. It has a post office (S.O.); money order office, South Benfleet; telegraph office, Pitsea station. Acreage, 2472 of land and 21 of water; population, 183. Much of the land is marshy. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £476 with residence. The church is an edifice of stone in the Perpendicular style.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Civil Registration

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Old maps of Bowers Gifford are available on the site, and a current map is available on the site.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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