In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Theydon Bois like this:
THOYDON-BOIS, a parish in Epping district, Essex; on the river Roding, and on the London and Ongar railway, 3 miles S of Epping. It has a post-office, under Epping, and a r. station. Acres, 2,176. Real property, £3,384. Pop., 610. Houses, 125. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £166.* Patron, R. W. H. Dare, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1852. There are a national school, four almshouses, and charities £20.
Theydon Bois 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 Theydon Bois itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Theydon Bois, in Epping Forest and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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