A History of the County of Essex: Volume 6

Includes parishes of Becontree hundred now within the London boroughs of Newham, Waltham Forest and Redbridge. These include West and East Ham, Walthamstow and Wanstead. The rest of the hundred is treated in volume 5.

Victoria County History - Essex. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1973.

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Table of Contents

Title Page(s)
Editorial note xv
Essex VCH committee xvi
Lists of documents used xvii-xviii
Note on abbreviations xix
Becontree hundred: East Ham 1-8
East Ham: Manors and estates 8-14
East Ham: Economic history and the marshes 14-18
East Ham: Local government and public services 18-24
East Ham: Parliamentary representation 24-25
East Ham: Churches 25-31
East Ham: Roman Catholicism, Nonconformity and Judaism 31-38
East Ham: Education and charities 38-43
West Ham: Introduction 43-50
West Ham: Domestic buildings 50-57
West Ham: Rivers, bridges, wharfs and docks 57-61
West Ham: Transport and postal services 61-63
West Ham: Worthies, entertainments, sports and pastimes 64-67
West Ham: Manors and estates 68-74
West Ham: Agriculture 74-76
West Ham: Industries 76-89
West Ham: Ancient mills 89-93
West Ham: Markets and fairs, marshes and forest 93-96
West Ham: Local government and public services 96-112
West Ham: Parliamentary representation 112
West Ham: Stratford Abbey 112-114
West Ham: Churches 114-123
West Ham: Roman Catholicism, Nonconformity and Judaism 123-141
West Ham: Philanthropic institutions 141-144
West Ham: Education 144-157
West Ham: Charities 157-163
Little Ilford 163-174
Leyton: Introduction 174-184
Leyton: Manors and estates 184-197
Leyton: Economic history, marshes and forests 197-205
Leyton: Local government and public services 205-214
Leyton: Parliamentary representation 214
Leyton: Churches 214-223
Leyton: Roman Catholicism, Nonconformity and Judaism 223-233
Leyton: Education and charities 233-240
Walthamstow: Introduction and domestic buildings 240-250
Walthamstow: Transport and postal services 250-251
Walthamstow: Worthies and social life 251-253
Walthamstow: Manors 253-263
Walthamstow: Economic history, marshes and forests 263-275
Walthamstow: Local government and public services 275-285
Walthamstow: Parliamentary representation 285
Walthamstow: Churches 285-294
Walthamstow: Roman Catholicism, Nonconformity and Judaism 294-304
Walthamstow: Education and charities 304-317
Wanstead: Introduction 317-322
Wanstead: Manors 322-327
Wanstead: Economic history 327-330
Wanstead: Local government 330-332
Wanstead: Religious history 332-336
Wanstead: Education and charities 336-337
Woodford: Introduction 338-344
Woodford: Manors 344-348
Woodford: Economic history 348-351
Woodford: Local government 351-352
Woodford: Religious history 352-358
Woodford: Education and charities 358-360
Index: A - K 361-374
Index: L - Z 374-388
Corrigenda to volumes I - V 389-391