Corringham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CORRINGHAM, a parish in Orset district, Essex; on the river Thames above Canvey Island, and on the London and Southend railway, 2 miles NE of Stanford-le-Hope r. station, and 7½ S by E of Billericay. Post town, Stanford-le-Hope, under Romford, London E. Acres, 3,536, of which 680 are water. Real property, £3,729. Pop., 229. Houses, 52. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £866. Patron, the Rev. S. S. Greatheed. The church has a Norman tower and two brasses; and is good. Charities, £6.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

CORRINGHAM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Orsett, hundred of Barstable, S. division of Essex, 3 miles (E.) from Horndon-on-the-Hill; containing 255 inhabitants. The parish is situated between Tilbury Fort and Canvey Island, and bounded on the south by the river Thames: at the time of the Norman survey it belonged to the Bishop of London. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £22. 13. 4.; patron and incumbent, the Rev. J. H. Stephenson, whose tithes have been commuted for £830, and whose glebe contains 29 acres. The church, situated on the Green, is an ancient building, with a low tower surmounted by a shingled spire.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records


Poll Books


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Orsett
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Barstable
  • Poor Law Union: Orsett
  • Hundred: Barstable
  • Province: Canterbury

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