Stapleford Abbots, Essex

Historical Description

Stapleford Abbots, a parish in Essex, 5 ½ miles N by W of Romford station on the G.E.R. Post town, Romford; money order office, Passingford Bridge; telegraph office, Havering. Acreage, 2365; population, 370. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belongs to the Barnes family. Albyns is a fine country mansion which was erected from the designs of Inigo Jones. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £326 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church, rebuilt in 1861 with the exception of the tower, is a building of flint in the Early English style.

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

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