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Welcome to Erith

Erith is a town that people outside the area tend not to have heard of. It’s a place where only those in-the-know can correctly pronounce its name. However, Erith is a unique riverside town that has a proud past and a bright future.

Welcome to the place we call ‘Earith.’ To hear the word being spoken, click here.

Did you know?

‘Erith’ is derived from a saxon name, meaning ‘muddy harbour’ or ‘gravelly landing place.’ The earliest reference to the area is in a Latin charter of 695 recording a grant by the Bishop of the East Saxons of certain lands at Erith.


© 2010 Brian Silk