In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Upton like this:
UPTON, a village in West Ham parish, Essex; 6½ miles NE of St. Paul's, London.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Upton has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Newham. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Upton and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Upton, in Newham and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th May 2013
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