SHOEBURYNESS ESSEX

South Shoebury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1704
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1802

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

South Shoebury

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SHOEBURY (South), a parish in Rochford district, Essex; on the coast, opposite the Nore, and 3 miles ESE of Southend r. station. It contains Shoebury-Fort, which has a post-office under Southend. Acres, 5,150; of which 4,140 are water. Real property, £2,170. Pop. in 1851, 158; in 1861, 1,502, of whom 394 were in the artillery barracks. Houses, 140. The increase of pop. arose partly from the erection of the artillery barracks, and partly from the opening of a large brickfield. The manor belongs to R. Bristow, Esq. Traces exist of a Danish camp, formed in 894; and some Roman weapons have been found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £400. Patron, R.. Bristow, Esq. The church is ancient, has been recently restored, and has a flint tower. Charities, £7.

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

Shoeburyness

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SHOEBURY-FORT, a place in South Shoebury parish, Essex; on Shoebury-Ness, 3¼ miles N by W of the Nore light, and 3½ ESE of Southend r. station. It has barracks for a detachment of royal artillery, a station for artillery practice, and a post-office under Southend. The name Shoebury occurred in the Saxon times, and was then written Schoebirig.

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

Parish Records

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Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Rochford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – Rochford, Post-1844 – Canewdon
  • Poor Law Union: Rochford
  • Hundred: Rochford
  • Province: Canterbury

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