Wallasea, formerly an island, now a peninsula in Rochford union, Essex, 5 ½ miles ENE of Rochford. It is bounded on the N by the river Crouch, on other sides by narrow belts of water; communicates with the mainland by a causeway; measures 3 ½ miles in length and 1 ¾ mile in breadth; consists chiefly of fertile marsh; and is divided among the parishes of Canewdon, Eastwood, Paglesham, Great Stambridge, and Little Wakering. It has a good supply of water derived from some deep artesian wells.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Rochford|
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