History of North Shoebury

St Mary's Church - exterior
St Mary's Church, North Shoebury
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History of North Shoebury >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848

SHOEBURY, (NORTH) a small pleasant village, about a mile from the sea shore, and the mouth of the Thames, and 4½ miles South East by East of Rochford, has in its parish 202 souls and 1086 acres of land, extending to the beach.

It is in two manors, viz., North Shoebury Hall, of which Robert Bristow, Esq., is lord, and Kent's, belonging to G. Welch and the Exors. of Mrs. Jones.

The Church (St.Mary,) is an ancient structure, and was appropriated to Prittlewell Priory, from 1423, till the disolution.

The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in K.B. at £9, and in 1831 at £182, and was augmented with £200 of Queen Anne's Bounty, and £200 given by Bishop Robinson, in 1719. It is in the patronage of the Lord Chancellor, and incumbency of the Rev. J.E. Commins, M.A., who bas a good residence.

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North Shoebury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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North Shoebury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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