North Shoebury

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St Mary's Church, North Shoebury

North Shoebury (once known as Shoebury Parva and Little Shoebury) is a district and former village in the north-east of Southend-on-Sea in the English county of Essex.

North Shoebury was once an ecclesiastical parish.[1] The 1870-2 gazetteer entry reads:

SHOEBURY (North), a parish in Rochford district, Essex; on the coast, 3½ miles E of Southend r. station. Post town, Southchurch, under Southend. Acres, 2,131; of which 1,045 are water. Real property, £2,518. Pop., 193. Houses, 40. The manor belongs to G. A. W. Welch, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £185.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient but good.

— John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales

North Shoebury was, until 1 October 1933, additionally a civil parish; on this date it was abolished and administration split between Southend-on-Sea and Great Wakering parishes.[2]


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Coordinates: 51°32′24″N 0°46′54″E / 51.53989°N 0.78167°E / 51.53989; 0.78167