West Tilbury  Essex


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

TILBURY (West), a parish in Orsett district, Essex; near Low-street r. station, and extending south-westward to the Thames at Tilbury Fort. It has a post-office under Romford. Acres, 2,086; of which 255 are water. Real property, £783. Pop., 385. Houses, 57. A mineral spring was discovered in 1727. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £558.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient. Archbishop Land was rector.

West Tilbury through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th May 2024

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