FANDOM


WikipediaInfo

Essex was an English county. One of the local newspapers was the Colchester Evening News. The Colchester Knights played football there. (TV: Closing Time)

Geography Edit

Essex was located in the south-east of England, to the north-east of London. West of Essex was Oxford and to the north-west was Cambridge. (TV: Spyfall) Locations in Essex included Epping, (TV: Spearhead from Space) Colchester, (TV: Closing Time) Purfleet, (TV: Nightvisiting) Basildon, Brentwood, Chelmsford and Maldon. (TV: Spyfall)

Brook Cottage and Oxley Woods were located near Epping. (TV: Spearhead from Space)

History Edit

On 10 August 991, the town of Maldon was the site of a Viking raid. (AUDIO: The Battle)

A ship full of Cybermen crashed in what would become the Essex town of Colchester, and remained buried and hidden for centuries. Sanderson & Grainger department store was eventually built atop it. (TV: Closing Time)

The Silence (TV: Day of the Moon) hid a sentient ship atop a house at 79B Aickman Road, Colchester, by simulating another storey via a perception filter. (TV: The Lodger)

Oxley Woods was located in the Essex town of Epping. In 1970, a formation of Nestene spheres landed in the wood. At the same time, the TARDIS materialised there, carrying the newly-regenerated Third Doctor. He was taken to Ashbridge Cottage Hospital by the UNIT troops who found him whilst searching for the "meteorites" (the spheres). (TV: Spearhead from Space)

In the early 2000s, UNIT Colonels Emily Chaudhry and Robert Dalton killed a vârkolak on the Essex seashore. (AUDIO: Snake Head)

In 2010, the Eleventh Doctor rented a spare room from Craig Owens at 79A Aickman Road, Colchester, after the ship disguised as the house's upper storey began luring and killing seventeen people in the search for a compatible pilot. The Doctor, Craig, and Sophie stopped the ship and deactivated the perception filter. (TV: The Lodger)

In 2011, the Cybership under Colchester began to reactivate, a Cybermat routing electricity to it. Several people disappeared from the surface. While visiting Craig, the Doctor took a job in Sanderson & Grainger's toy department to investigate the disappearances. He and Craig destroyed the Cybership. (TV: Closing Time)

Ensign Company LTD. was based at Juliette Close, Purfleet Ind. Park, Purfleet in Essex, RM15 4YF. (TV: Nightvisiting)

Known residents Edit

Residents of Essex included Sam and Meg Seeley, (TV: Spearhead from Space) Craig Owens, Sophie, the Eleventh Doctor (TV: The Lodger) and Alfie Owens. (TV: Closing Time)

The Thirteenth Doctor's companion Graham O'Brien was originally from Essex. (TV: The Witchfinders, Spyfall; PROSE: The Good Doctor)

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+