CHAFFORD, a hundred in Essex. It touches the Thames for 7 miles above and below Purfleet; extends 12½ miles northward; and contains fourteen parishes. Acres, 35,712. Pop., 16,001. Houses, 2,769.
(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))
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