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Forest Gate in West Ham parish

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"WEST HAM is an ancient suburban parish, in the same jurisdictions as East Ham. It is 4 miles from Whitechapel church, next to Stratford and the river Lea, and closely adjoining Plaistow; the Eastern Counties railway has an intermediate station at FOREST GATE, also the branch line to Woolwich has a station within half a mile of the church. . ."[From the Post Office Directory of Essex, Herts, Kent ... , 1855]
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