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Horsey Island, Essex

Historical Description

Horsey Island, an island in Kirby-le-Soken parish, Essex, in a ramified bay near the Naze, 5½ miles SSW of Harwich. It is 2 miles long and 1½ mile broad, has a few houses, communicates by a ford with the mainland, and consists of grazing marsh.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Essex is available to browse.

The Essex pages from the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 is online.


Online maps of Horsey Island are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Essex online: