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Fobbing, Thurrock

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Fobbing, Thurrock

Fobbing is a small village in Thurrock, Essex, England and one of Thurrock's traditional (Church of England) parishes. It is located between Basildon and Corringham, and is also close to Stanford-le-Hope. Fobbing is one of seven conservation areas in Thurrock. The now quiet village is renowned for its history, which includes being one of the main villages involved with the Peasants' Revolt.
Post townStanford-le-Hope
Administrative CountyThurrock
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ7184
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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


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

Fobbing, par. and vil., S. Essex, 7½ miles SE. of Billericay, 2588 ac. (27 water) and 307 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 429; P.O.; Jack Cade's rebellion broke out at Fobbing in 1450; 2 miles NW. of vil. is the sca's of Fobbing Hall.

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