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The timeline offers an intriguing insight into Basildon's past and evolution since 1086!

Select a date at the top of the timeline to view that period of time, and click on a spot along the bottom for any more information that is available.

Basildon Renaissance would like to thank www.basildon.com for the information provided in the timeline.

History of Basildon

Domesday Book

Domesday Book


The first mention of Berdestapia (Barstable), Behoter (Boerthals Hill), and Berlesduna all listed in the Domesday Book