Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Ilford. You may be able to find further references to Ilford in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
ILFORD a sub-district Imperial
Ilford, (or Great Ilford) town and railway station Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Ilford.

Place Type of entry Source
Ilford, Little parish Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Ilford within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester 3

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Little Ilford 0 2
Aldersbrook 0 2
Barking 10 2
East Ham 0 3
Aldborough Hatch 0 2
Forest Gate 0 2
Wanstead 9 2
Barkingside 0 2
Upton Park 0 1
Upton 0 2
Becontree 0 2
Cann Hall 0 2
Snaresbrook 0 2
Leytonstone 0 2
Chadwell Heath 0 2
Plaistow 0 2
West Ham 2 3
Stratford 0 2
Woodford Bridge 0 2
Woodford 2 4