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Corringham, Thurrock

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Corringham, Thurrock

Corringham is a small English town within the unitary authority of Thurrock and one of the traditional (Church of England) parishes. It is situated in the east of the borough of Thurrock and has over time come to be considered an area within the larger neighbouring town of Stanford-Le-Hope. The parish church originated in the Saxon period. Corringham was formerly served by the Corringham Light Railway which connected the Kynoch munitions factory with the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway.
Administrative CountyThurrock
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ7083
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01375
PopulationMaximum 8884 (2001)

Other names by which Corringham, Thurrock has been known in the past

Curringham ~ Currincham

Corringham, Thurrock in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Corringham.-- par., S. Essex, on river Thames, 74. miles SE. of Billericay, 2744 ac. (54 water), 419 ac. tidal water and 274 foreshore, pop. 491.

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