Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Purfleet within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Purfleet, vil. with ry. sta. and small harbour, West Thurrock par., Essex, 7 miles NW. of Tilbury sta. and 13 miles E. of London; P.O., T.O.; Government powder magazines are here.