Eastwood  Essex


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

EASTWOOD, a parish in Rochford district, Essex; mainly on Broomhill river, 1½ mile SW of Rochford, and 2½ NNE of Leigh r. station, and partly in Wallisea Island. Post town, Rochford, under Chelmsford. Acres of the main part, 2, 962; of the Wallisea Island part, 3, 255 of land and 401 of water. ...

Real property of the whole, £6, 603. Pop. of the main part, 562; of the W. I. part, 11. Houses, 126 and 1. The property is sub-divided. Eastwood-Bury and Eastwood Lodge are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £219. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church consists of nave and two aisles, with a tower; and is ancient but good.

Eastwood through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th August 2019

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