Rochford  Essex


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Rochford like this:

Rochford.-- small town and par., Essex, on river Roche, 3½ miles N. of Southend on Sea and 16½ miles SE. of Chelmsford, 1867 ac., pop. 1675; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; Rochford Hall (part of which still stands) was the birthplace of Anne Boleyn (1507-1536), mother of Queen Elizabeth.

Rochford through time

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


Date accessed: 20th July 2019

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