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Leyton (Low Leyton)

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"LEYTON (LOW), a parish in the hundred of BECONTREE, county of ESSEX, 6 miles (N. E.) from London, containing, with the chapelry of Leytonstone, 3374 inhabitants. .......The living of Low Leyton is a discharged vicarage, in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of London, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop, rated in the king's books at £7. 12., and in the patronage of J. Pardoe, Esq. The church, which is dedicated to St. Mary,.........A chapel of ease was erected at Leytonstone, in 1750, by subscription. Within the parish are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyan Methodists. ........[More]" [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

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