Southend  Kent


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Southend like this:

SOUTHEND, a chapelry in Lewisham parish, Kent; 2 miles E of Sydenham r. station. Post town, Lewisham, under London, SE. The statistics are returned with the parish. The scenery is picturesque; and the entire locality has undergone recent rapid improvement, and has some fine residences. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £100. Patron, not reported. There is a national school.

Southend through time

Southend is now part of Lewisham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Lewisham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Southend itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Southend, in Lewisham and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th March 2018

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