Southend Timeline

Bringing Your Memories Back to Life

1086

The Norman nave is built in St Mary's Church Prittlewell which greatly enlarges the church.

Leigh recorded in the Domesday Book as Legra, There were 5 borders (peasants) who probably made their livings by ferrying goods to, from and between ships moored in the estuary, and ferrying passengers up and down the coast. Leigh was a ship buildings and trading port.

St Mary's Church Prittlewell is also mentioned in the Domesday Book.

Where to now?

Recent Photos