Corringham, Essex

Historical Description

Corringham, a village and a parish in Essex, on the river Thames above Canvey Island, and on the London, Tilbury, and Southend railway, 2 miles NE of Stanford-le-Hope station, and 7½ S by E of Billericay. Post town, Stanford-le-Hope (S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Stanford-le-Hope. Acreage, 3376 of land and 1057 of tidal water and foreshore; population of the civil parish, 320; of the ecclesiastical, 268. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; value, £560 with residence. The church has a Norman tower and two brasses, and is good.

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


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

Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Corringham St. Mary
Hundred Barstable
Poor Law union Orsett

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