In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Tillingham like this:
TILLINGHAM, a parish, with a village, in Maldon district, Essex; 13 miles ESE of Maldon r. station. It has a post-office under Maldon, and a fair on 16 and 17 Sept. Acres, 7,235; of which 3,100 are water. Real property, £7,173. Pop., 1,040. Houses, 231. The property is much subdivided. The manor has belonged, from the Saxon times, to the cathedral of St. ...
Paul's. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £336.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's. The church was recently restored and enlarged. There are Independent and Baptist chapels, a national school, and charities £35.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tillingham, in Maldon and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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