North Benfleet, Essex

Historical Description

Benfleet, North, a parish in Essex, 2 ½ miles NE of Pitsea station on the London, Tilbury, and Southend railway, 2 ½ S of Wickford station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Bowers Giffurd (S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Wickford. Acreage, 1601; population, 169. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £420 with residence. Patron, Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The church is a small but ancient building of stone and flint in the Early English style.

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 North Benfleet All Saints
Hundred Barstable
Poor Law union Billericay

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