Place:Creeksea, Essex, England

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NameCreeksea
Alt namesCriccheseiasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
Crickseasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
Crixeasource: Family History Library Catalog
Crixethsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.633°N 0.783°E
Located inEssex, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Creeksea from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"CREEKSEA, Cricksea, or Crixea, a parish in Maldon [registration] district, Essex; on the river Crouch, at Wallasea ferry, 2 miles WNW of Burnham, and 8½ SE of Maldon [railway] station. It has a post office under Maldon. Acres, 985; of which 130 are water. Real property: £1,386. Population: 175. Houses: 32. The property is subdivided. The surface is marshy. The living is a rectory, united with the vicarage of Althorne, in the diocese of Rochester. Value,: £400. Patron: J. H. Candy, Esq. The church is good."

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