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Corringham

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“CORRINGHAM, a parish in the hundred of BARSTABLE, county of ESSEX, 3 miles (E.) from Horndon on the Hill, containing 235 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £22. 13. 4., and in the patronage of the Rev. W. R. Stephenson. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, has 'a tower 'apparently Norman, with two tiers of plain round arches; at the upper end are some pierced windows, and a low wooden spire. This parish is situated between Tilbury Fort and Canvey Island, and is bounded on the south by the Thames.” [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

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Census

  • Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911, which includes most copies held at the ERO, Wharf Rd, Chelmsford. More information on other ways to view these census returns on the Essex
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Church History

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Corringham was a member of the Barstable Hundred

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Maps

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Corringham was a member of the Orsett Poor Law Union