Horsey Island  Essex


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

HORSEY ISLAND, an island in Kirby-le-Soken parish, Essex; in a ramified bay near the Naze, 5½ miles SSW of Harwich. It is 2 miles long, and 1½ broad; communicates by a ford with the mainland; and consists of grazing marsh.

Additional information about this locality is available for Kirby le Soken

Horsey Island through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 10th July 2020

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