Leyton, Essex


Leyton, Essex


Leyton is an Ancient Parish in the south-west part of the county of Essex.

Leyton is approximately twenty-five miles south-west of the county town of Chelmsford.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Mary the Virgin, which can be found here on Google Street View.

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of fourteen Registers of Baptism (1575 - 1970), twenty-four Marriage Registers (1575 - 1961) and eleven Burial Registers (1617 - 1984). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=L&selParish=6677&selChurch=9159 (accessed 8 Aug 2023)

Adjacent (pre 1832) Parishes

To the east of Leyton is Leytonstone. To the south is Wanstead and Stratford. To the west is Hamerton, Hackney and Stamford Hill St Thomas. To the north is Walthamstow. The parish is also divided in half by a strip of land that is part of Walthamstow.

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