Descriptive gazetteer entries

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Tilbury Juxta Clare like this:

TILBURY-JUXTA-CLARE, a parish in Halstead district, Essex; 1 mile N by E of Yeldham r. station, and 3½ S by W of Clare. Post town, Halstead. Acres, 946. Real property, £1,631. Pop., 232. Houses, 62. The manor belongs to the Earl of Mornington. The living is a rectory, annexed to Ovington-The church is old.

This is the only descriptive gazetter entry we have found, but you may be able to find further references to Tilbury Juxta Clare by doing a full-text search here.

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Tilbury Juxta Clare within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Celia Fiennes 1697: Through Kent to Canterbury and Dover 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Ovington 0 2
Little Yeldham 0 2
Great Yeldham 0 3
Ridgewell 0 2
Ashen 0 2
Hedingham 0 1
Belchamp St Paul 0 2
North Wood 0 2
Belchamp Otten 0 2
Toppesfield 0 2
Birdbrook 0 2
Stoke By Clare 0 2
Stambourne 0 2
Castle Hedingham 4 3
Wixoe 0 3
Clare 7 2
Belchamp Walter 0 2
Gestingthorpe 0 2
Pentlow 0 2
Hinckford 0 2