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A History of the County of Essex: Volume 5

Edited by W R Powell. Provides a thematic account of the growth of metropolitan Essex since 1850. Also contains topographical accounts of Barking, Ilford, Dagenham and other areas of Essex now within greater London.

Victoria County History - Essex. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1966.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
List of maps and plans xiii
Editorial note xv
Essex VCH committee xvii
Lists of documents used xix-xx
Note on abbreviations xxi
Metropolitan Essex since 1850: Introduction 1-2
Metropolitan Essex since 1850: Population growth and the built-up area 2-9
Economic influences on growth: Employment opportunities 9-21
Economic influences on growth: Local transport 21-29
Economic influences on growth: The land 30-31
Local administration and public services: Administrative bodies 32-37
Local administration and public services: Utility services 37-47
Social conditions and activity 47-63
Metropolitan Essex since 1919: Suburban growth 63-74
Metropolitan Essex since 1919: Local adminstration 74-81
Metropolitan Essex since 1919: Social conditions 81-90
Metropolitan Essex since 1919: The Second World War and after 90-92
The hundred of Waltham: Introduction 93-96
The parish and borough of Chingford 97-114
Epping: Introduction and manors 114-127
Epping: Economic history and local government 127-132
Epping: Churches, schools and charities 132-140
Nazeing 140-150
Waltham Holy Cross: Introduction and manors 151-162
Waltham Holy Cross: Economic history and local government 162-170
Waltham Holy Cross: Churches, schools and charities 170-180
The hundred of Becontree: Introduction 181-183
The ancient parish of Barking: Introduction 184-190
The ancient parish of Barking: Manors 190-214
The ancient parish of Barking: Agrarian history, markets and fairs 214-219
The ancient parish of Barking: Local government and poor relief 219-222
The ancient parish of Barking: Abbeys and churches founded before 1830 222-231
The ancient parish of Barking: Roman Catholicism and Protestant Nonconformity 231-233
The ancient parish of Barking: Charities 233-235
The borough of Barking 235-248
The borough of Ilford 249-266
Dagenham: Introduction and manors 267-281
Dagenham: Economic history and local government 281-294
Dagenham: Churches, schools and charities 294-302
Index: A - K 303-311
Index: L - Z 311-319