Searching for "WEST TILBURY"

We could not match "WEST TILBURY" in our simplified list of the main towns and villages, or as a postcode. There are several other ways of finding places within Vision of Britain, so read on for detailed advice and 13 possible matches we have found for you:

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    Place name County Entry Source
    ILFORD (LITTLE) Essex West Ham district, Essex. The village stands adjacent to the river Roding and to the London and Tilbury railway, ¾ of a mile Imperial
    London Essex
    Kent
    Middlesex
    Surrey
    West India Docks, Blackwall; the London Docks, East Smithfield; Millwall Docks, Isle of Dogs; St Katherine's Docks, East Smithfield; Surrey and Commercial Docks, Kotherhithe; Regent Dock, Limehouse; and the Royal Victoria and Albert Docks, North Woolwich. The new docks at Tilbury Bartholomew
    LONDON London
    London
    Tilbury, and Southend, the Metropolitan, the Metropolitan District, the Metropolitan and St. John's Wood, the Midland, the North London, Highgate, and Alexandra Park, the Northwestern and Charingcross, the Southwestern, the Victoria Station and Pimlico, the Waterloo and Whitehall, the West Imperial
    LONDON, TILBURY, AND SOUTHEND RAILWAY Essex West Tilbury and Tilbury Fort, and thence to Southend. The company was originally, in 1852, an incorporation of acquiescing shareholders Imperial
    MIDLAND RAILWAY London Tilbury and Southend, for the use of any of their works; in 1861, to construct eight new lines or branches, including one from the Tame Valley at Shustoke to the South Leicestershire at Nuneaton, one from Ashchurch to Evesham on the West Imperial
    ORSETT Essex Tilbury, West Tilbury, and Chadwell, St. Mary. Acres, 29, 615. Pop., 5, 234. Houses, 1,003. The district comprehendsalso the sub-district Imperial
    Purfleet Essex West Thurrock par., Essex, 7 miles NW. of Tilbury sta. and 13 miles E. of London; P.O., T.O.; Government powder Bartholomew
    Tilbury Essex Tilbury Docks, which are among the finest in the world, were formed by the East and West India Dock Company Bartholomew
    TILBURY (East) Essex TILBURY (East) , a parish in Orsett district, Essex; on the Thames, 1 mile ESE of Low-Street r. station, and 5 E by S of Grays-Thurrock. Post town, West Imperial
    TILBURY FORT Essex TILBURY FORT , a fort, with a r. station, in West Tilbury and Chadwell parishes, Essex; on the Thames and on the London Imperial
    Tilbury, West Essex Tilbury, West , par., Essex, 2 miles NW. of East Tilbury, 1866 ac. and 253 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 347; P.O.; Archbishop Bartholomew
    TILBURY (West) Essex TILBURY (West) , a parish in Orsett district, Essex; near Low-street r. station, and extending south-westward to the Thames Imperial
    West Tilbury Essex West Tilbury , 2½ miles NW. of East Tilbury, Essex; P.O. See TILBURY, WEST. Bartholomew
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