Leyton or Low Leyton, a village and a parish in Essex. ... Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5. Newspapers and Periodicals.
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.
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.
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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 adjacent to the G.E.R., took the
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Leyton St Mary or Low Leyton (sometimes spelt "Layton") was an ancient parish in the Becontree hundred of Essex, England. Originally, the parish had an area of 2,271 acres (919 hectares), which included a detached part to the north of 588 acres (238 hectares), separated from the main part of the parish by a long, narrow exclave of Walthamstow, known as the Walthamstow Slip.
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. In 1894 it became part of the Leyton Urban District, which was incorporated in 1926 as the Municipal Borough of Leyton.
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).