Basildon  Essex


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

BASILDON, a chapelry in Laindon parish, Essex; 2 miles NNW of Pitsea r. station, and 4 SE of Billericay. Post Town, Laindon, under Billericay. Acres, 1,627. Real property, £1,927. Pop., 180. Houses, 25. The living is annexed to Laindon rectory in the diocese of Rochester.

Basildon through time

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


Date accessed: 27th January 2021

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