Corringham, Essex Family History Guide

Corringham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Laindon
  • Canvey Island
  • Ashingdon
  • Fobbing
  • Langdon Hills
  • Pitsea
  • Bowers Gifford
  • Stanford-le-Hope

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].


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