Dengie  Essex


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

DENGIE, a parish and a hundred in Essex. The parish is in Maldon district; and lies on the coast, 5 miles NE of Burnham, and 11 ESE of Maldon r. station. Post town, Tillingham, under Maldon. Acres, 3, 319; of which 1, 013 are water. Real property, £3, 675. Pop., 298. Houses, 56. The property is divided among a few. ...

The land is marshy; but was famous, in Camden's time, as dairy pasture. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £754.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is good.-The hundred contains twenty-two parishes. Acres, 72, 528. Pop., 11, 224. Houses, 2, 357.

Dengie through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dengie, in Maldon and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 15th November 2019

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