In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stapleford Abbotts like this:
STAPLEFORD-ABBOTS, a parish in Ongar district, Essex; 5¼ miles N by W of Romford r. station. Post town, Romford. Acres, 2,331. Real property, £3,772. Pop., 502. Houses, 102. The property is much sub-divided. Albyns is the seat of W.Gellibrand, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £513.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old but good. There are an endowed school with £25 a year, and charities £8.
Stapleford Abbotts is now part of Epping Forest district. Click here for graphs and data of how Epping Forest has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stapleford Abbotts itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stapleford Abbotts, in Epping Forest and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd March 2017
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