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Woodford Wells, Essex

Historical Description

Woodford Wells is a consolidated chapelry, constituted in 1875, and a village in Woodford St Mary parish, Essex. There is a large metropolitan police station in the village. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; gross value, £400. The church, erected in 1873-74 at a cost of £6000, is a building of stone in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave, N transept, aisles, and S porch.

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 Woodford Wells are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Essex online:

CountyGreater London
Postal districtIG8
Post TownWoodford Green