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[. . . the hamlet of Leytonstone [is] now so populous as to comprise nearly one-half of the inhabitants of the whole parish the single street of which it consists extending nearly from the forest to Stratford, in the direct road from Epping to London, and lighted with gas -. here are several good houses, and some large mansions. . . A chapel of ease was erected at Leytonstone, in 1750, by subscription. . . There are National schools for boys, in connexion with schools of Industry for girls at Low Leyton and Leytonstone." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

Leytonstone is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Essex, created in 1845 from Leyton Ancient Parish.



  • Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911, which includes most copies held at the ERO, Wharf Rd, Chelmsford. More information on other ways to view these census returns on the Essex

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