Thundersley  Essex


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

THUNDERSLEY, a parish in Rochford district, Essex; 1¾ mile SW of Rayleigh, and 2¼ N by E of Benfleet r. station. Post town, Rayleigh, under Chelmsford. Acres, 2,499. Real property, £3,329. Pop., 531. Houses, 112. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £640.* Patron, the Rev. G. Hemming. The church is ancient but good.

Thundersley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th June 2022

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