Pirgo or Pyrgo, Essex
Pirgo or Pyrgo, a place in Havering-atte-Bower parish, Essex, 3½ miles N by E of Romford. The queens of England had anciently a palace here, and Jane, queen of Henry IV., died here. A modern mansion of brick and stone in the Classic style now occupies the site of the palace. It is surrounded by an extensive and beautiful park, and retains the ancient name.
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.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Essex online: