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South Shoebury

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"SHOEBURY (SOUTH), a parish in the hundred of ROCHFORD, county of ESSEX, 4 miles (E.) from South End, containing 153 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books at £14. 13. 4. R. Bristow, Esq. was patron in 1813. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. The parish is bounded on the south by the Thames, and lies opposite to the Nore. On Shoebury Ness is a signal station. A school is supported by small annual subscriptions." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

Cambridge Town - a place within this parish

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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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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • South Shoebury was a member of the Rochford Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which South Shoebury has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TQ940851 (Lat/Lon: 51.531469, 0.795577), South Shoebury which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • South Shoebury was a member of the Rochford Poor Law Union