East Tilbury, Essex

East Tilbury

East Tilbury, Essex


East Tilbury is an ancient parish located in the very south of the county of Essex and with the estuary of the River Thames forming its southern boundary.

East Tilbury is approximately twenty miles south of the county town of Chelmsford. The town of Brentwood is about eleven miles to the north north west and Basildon is seven miles to the north east.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Catherine, which can be found here on Google Street View

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of seven Registers of Baptism (1626 - 1995), sixteen Marriage Registers (1628 - 2003) and four Burial Registers (1627 - 1942). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=E&selParish=5386&selChurch=5388 (accessed 3 Oct 2023)

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

To the east of East Tilbury across the River Thames lie the Kent parishes of Cliffe at Hoo and Higham. To the south of East Tilbury is the tidal estuary of the River Thames, with the Kent parish of Shorne and Chalk on the opposite shore. West Tilburyborders the entire western side of the parish. And Mucking is to the north.

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