Parkeston in Ramsey parish
"Parkeston is a North Sea port, electoral ward and village in Essex, England, situated on the south bank of the River Stour about one mile (1.6 km) up-river from Harwich. In the 1880s, reclaimed land that had been Ray Island was developed by the Great Eastern Railway Company (GER) as a railway depot for import/export trade with the European mainland. The new port was named Parkeston Quay, after Charles H. Parkes, Chairman of the GER." [Wikipedia]
- 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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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TM235319 (Lat/Lon: 51.940686, 1.250237), Parkeston in Ramsey parish which are provided by:
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