Shopland, Essex

Historical Description

Shopland, a parish in Essex, 4 miles NE of Southend station on the London, Tilbury, and Southend railway, and 2 SE from Rochford station on the G.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Rochford. Acreage, 1054; population, 56. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans. The church is an ancient edifice of brick and stone, partly Norman and partly in the Early English and Decorated styles, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and western bell turret. It has a brass of 1371, and an ancient font.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Shopland St. Mary Magdalene
Hundred Rochford
Poor Law union Rochford

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