In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Theydon Garnon like this:
THOYDON-GARNON, or Coopersale, a parish in Epping district, Essex; 2 miles SSE of Epping r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Coopersale, under Epping. Acres, 3,161. Real property, £6,512. Pop. in 1851, 1,237; in 1861, 1,095, -of whom 101 were in Epping workhouse. Houses, 217. ...
T. Place, T. Grove, Gaynes Park, Coopersale Hall, Coopersale Lodge, Langham Lodge, Kendall Lodge, and the Rectory are chief residences. The living is a rectory in The diocese of Rochester. Value, £700.* Patron, Sir T. N. Abdy, Bart. The vicarage of Coopersale is a separate benefice, of the value of £126, in the patronage of Miss A. Houblon. The parochial church is of the 13th century, with a steeple of 1522, and was restored in 1868. Coopersale church was built in 1852. There are national schools, alms houses with £12 a year, and other charities nearly £110.
Theydon Garnon 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 Garnon itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Theydon Garnon, in Epping Forest and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th April 2017
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