Althorne, Essex

Historical Description

Althorne, a village and a parish in Essex, near the river Crouch, 8 miles SE of Maldon, with a station on the G.E.R., and a post office under Maldon; money order and telegraph office, Latchingdon. Area, 2237 acres of land and 234 of water; population, 313. Part of the land lies lower than the spring-tide mark, and is protected by embankments constructed by Dutchmen, whose descendants remain here. The living is a vicarage, united to the rectory of Creeksea, in the diocese of St Albans; value, about £250 with residence. The church is a structure of flint and stone in the Perpendicular style. It was restored in 1883. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel. A portion of Bridgemarsh Island is in this parish.

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


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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Althorne St. Andrew
Hundred Dengie
Poor Law union Maldon

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