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Beckton, Essex

Historical Description

Beckton, a station on the G.E.R., Essex 9 miles E of London. The Gas Light and Coke Company of London have extensive works here covering an area of 40 acres.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Essex is available to browse.

The Essex pages from the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 is online.


Online maps of Beckton are available from a number of sites:

CountyGreater London
Postal districtE6
Post TownLondon