Becontree, Essex

Historical Description

Becontree, a hundred in Essex. It is bounded on the W by the river Roding and on the S by the Thames, measures 8 miles by 5 ½, and contains nine parishes.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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