Place:


Aveley  Essex

 

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

AVELEY, a village and a parish in Orsett district, Essex. The village stands adjacent to the Purfleet station of the Tilbury railway, near the Thames, 7 miles SE of Romford. It has a post office under Romford, and a fair on Easter-Monday; and was formerly a market town. The parish comprises 2,934 acres of land, and 105 of water. Real property, £5,944. Pop., 930. Houses, 195. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £266.* Patron, the Bishop. The church is very old. There are an Independent chapel and a national school.

Aveley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6523

Date accessed: 20th September 2020


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