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Southchurch, Southend-on-Sea

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Southchurch, Southend-on-Sea

Southchurch is now part of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England. However, it was an independent parish until 1894 and has a documented history going back to the ninth century AD.
Administrative CountySouthend-on-Sea
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ9085
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01702
Population9,467 (2001)

Other names by which Southchurch, Southend-on-Sea has been known in the past


Southchurch, Southend-on-Sea in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Southchurch, par. and vil., Essex, 1½ mile E. of Southend, 1732 ac., pop. 770.

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