From Anglo-Saxon times, Leyton has been part of the County of Essex. The name means "settlement (tun) on the River Lea" and was also known until 1921 as "Low Leyton". In the Domesday Book, the name is rendered as Leintun. at which time the population was 43.
The ecclesiastical district of All Saints was formed in 1886 out of Leyton and Walthamstow. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £289 with residence, in the gift of the Vicar of Leyton.
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Leyton like this: LEYTON, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in West Ham district, Essex.
Leytonstone was part of the ancient parish of Leyton in the Becontree Hundred of Essex. For ecclesiastical purposes it constituted a separate parish from 1845. The parish of Leyton formed part of the West Ham Poor law union.
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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.
Leytonstone, a village and a chapelry in Leyton parish, Essex. The village runs parallel to Leyton village and northward of it, lies on the Roman road to Colchester ...
The Great Houses of Leyton and Leytonstone ... 1 John Kennedy A History of the Parish of Leyton, Essex Phelp Brothers, ... Lodge left England to escape religious ...
Family:Humphrey Griffin and Elizabeth Unknown (1) ... 1641 Leyton, Essex, England. ... may have been married in England about 1637 and followed the Andrews family to ...
Essex: East Ham (2), West Ham (10), Little Ilford, Low Leyton (3), Walthamstow (4), Wanstead (2), Woodford — St Mary (2). Later Addition: Cann Hall (from 1894). The population falling within the Union at the 1831 census was 24,770 with parishes ranging in size from Little Ilford (population 115) to West Ham itself (11,580).